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Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science

University of Hawaii at Hilo

24 months
Duration
26568 USD/year
26568 USD/year
11736 USD/year
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About

The primary purpose of the Master of Science in Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science of University of Hawaii at Hilo is to provide graduate training in conservation biology and environmental science to those with baccalaureate degrees and those currently working in the field. 

Overview

The Master of Science in Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science of University of Hawaii at Hilo will utilize the extraordinary biological, physical, and cultural complexity of the island of Hawai?i as a focus of investigation and study. The program will prepare students for technical positions and for entry into Ph.D. programs in related fields.

Key facts:

Graduates of the program will be able to:

  • Perform, interpret, and communicate scientific research in the interdisciplinary field of conservation biology and environmental science;
  • Use advanced technological equipment, perform qualitative and quantitative analysis of complex data.
  • Develop skills and applications in natural resource management and policy.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Conservatn Biol & Environ Sci 
  • CBES Field & Laboratory Method
  • Natural Resource Mgt
  • Quantitative Ecology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally-accredited U.S. institution or from a nationally-recognized foreign institution.
  • A minimum combined verbal and quantitative score of 290 on the General Graduate Record Exam (GRE).
  • Three letters of recommendation submitted by references who have observed or supervised the applicant’s performance and are able to comment on the quality of the applicant’s academic achievement, ability to pursue graduate study, and general character.
  • Grade point average of 3.0 (on a scale where A = 4.0) or the equivalent in the last four semesters of approximately 60 semester credits of undergraduate work and/or in all post-baccalaureate work.
  • A score of 550 TOEFL (paper based), 213 (computer based) or 79 (internet based), or 6.0 IELTS (for students who have not attended an English language university, or for whom English is not the primary language.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26568 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13284 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    26568 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13284 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    11736 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5868 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Hilo

1196 - 1823 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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