M.Sc. On Campus

Population and Conservation Biology

Texas State University

12 months
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Population and Conservation Biology program at Texas State University requires a minimum 30 semester hours and research leading to a thesis.


Key facts:

The Population and Conservation Biology program at Texas State University represents an interdisciplinary course of study that combines principles of population biology with strong training in measurement and analysis of biological systems augmented with the student’s choice of study in particular specialties.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Evolutionary Ecology
  • Conservation Biology
  • Community and Ecosystem Ecology
  • Behavioral Ecology
  • Principles of Population Biology
  • Population Genetics.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • completed online application
  • $55 nonrefundable application fee
  •           or

    • $90 nonrefundable application fee for applications with international credentials
    • baccalaureate degree in biology or related field from a regionally accredited university
    • official transcripts from each institution where course credit was granted
    • minimum 3.0 GPA in the last 60 hours of undergraduate course work (plus any completed graduate courses)
    • official GRE (general test only) with competitive scores in the verbal reasoning and quantitative reasoning sections
    • resume/CV
    • statement of purpose
    • three letters of recommendation addressing the substance and quality of the student’s preparation for graduate study

Tuition Fee

Living costs for San Marcos

921 - 1707 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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