12 months
25200 USD/year
23544 USD/year
11720 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Applied Biological Sciences MSc program from Arizona State University offers advanced instruction in the ecology and sustainable management of natural and urban ecosystems.

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Rigorous programs of study involving field and laboratory work are custom-designed to apply ecological or biological principles to problems in species or ecosystem conservation. All programs culminate with the completion of an intensive, research-based thesis or applied project.

The Applied Biological Sciences MSc program from Arizona State University is supported by faculty members with backgrounds in:

  • ecological restoration
  • environmental microbiology
  • environmental stress physiology
  • desert horticulture
  • plant-fungal ecology
  • plant systematics
  • riparian and stream ecology
  • urban micrometerology
  • wildlife biology

Career Opportunities

Professionals with expertise in the study of evolution, natural history and conservation of plants and animals are in high demand across sectors and industries, including county and state organizations as well as community management. Those with skills in laboratory work, field research and data analysis are valuable to businesses and institutions that are building deep connections within leading scientific and technological industries to create innovative solutions to challenging global problems in a technologically focused 21st century world. Studying biology can lead to a wide range of careers, from research to teaching, health care to policy development.

Career examples include:

  • biologists
  • fish and wildlife biologists
  • medical scientists
  • natural science managers
  • postsecondary biological science teachers

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Vegetation Dynamics
  • Wildlife Dynamics
  • Ethical and Policy Issues in Biology
  • Structure and Function
  • Unseen Life on Earth
  • Ecology and Adaptations of Vertebrates

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's or master's degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in the last 60 hours of their first bachelor's degree program, or applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in an applicable master's degree program.

All applicants must submit:

  • graduate admission application and application fee
  • official transcripts
  • GRE scores or Miller Analogies Test scores
  • resume
  • statement of intent
  • three letters of recommendation
  • proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25200 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    23544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23544 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11720 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Mesa

900 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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