Biology - Watershed Science, M.Sc. | Murray State University | Murray, United States
12 months
808 USD/credit 24240 USD/year
808 USD/credit 24240 USD/year
549 USD/credit 16470 USD/year
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Because of the significant increase in knowledge regarding aquatic ecosystems dynamics, the formulation of management strategies, and the importance of this field of study to future management of our nation's surface water resources, the Watershed Studies Institute created the M.S. in Biology - Watershed Science degree program at Murray State University. 


The M.S. in Watershed Science is organized as an interdisciplinary program that provides students with a unique approach to watershed science. 

The program is designed around teaching and research resources of the WSI and will utilize the region's extensive aquatic ecosystems.                     


  • The Biology - Watershed Science degree at Murray State University emphasizes the biological aspects of watershed science while remaining highly interdisciplinary. 
  • It is designed to prepare students for careers or for further graduate studies in the broader aspects of watershed management and science.  

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Watershed Ecology
  • Understanding Scientific Communication
  • Seminar 
  • Restricted Electives

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

  • Complete the application process on the graduate admissions webpage (domestic students; international students).
  • Send a letter of intent to the watershed science concentration graduate program coordinator. Instructions for the letter can be Biological Sciences Graduate Program Letter of Application.
  • Contact potential mentors. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24240 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 808 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    24240 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 808 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    16470 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 549 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Murray

900 - 1400 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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