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Conservation Biology

University of South Florida St Petersburg

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
Duration
15696 USD/year
15696 USD/year
7672 USD/year
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About

This thesis-based Conservation Biology degree at University of South Florida St Petersburg provides graduate training in conservation, biodiversity, organismal biology, taxonomy and ecology. Graduates of this program find careers in research and management of natural resources ranging from aquaria to zoos and agencies to botanical gardens.

Overview

These skill sets will be applicable to research and management of other natural areas throughout the U.S. Conservation Biology Students at University of South Florida St Petersburg successfully completing this degree will be eligible for jobs in conservation biology at local, regional, state, and federal government agencies, at non-profit agencies that protect natural resources, at environmental consulting firms, and at aquaria, and zoological and botanical gardens involved in conservation initiatives. 

Learning outcomes

Graduates of our program will also be prepared to teach biology, conservation, and ecology courses at the undergraduate level, or pursue Ph.D. research in conservation biology.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Conservation Biology Theory 
  • Quantitative Analytical Methods 
  • Florida Ecosystems 
  • Seminar in Ecology 
  • Biodiversity 
  • Directed Independent Research

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree with a “B” average or better and a previous graduate degree with a “B” average or better. In cases where an applicant has a bachelor’s and a graduate degree at the time of admission, the credentials and GPA of the graduate degree will be the determining factor for admission.
  • The equivalent bachelors and/or graduate degrees from a foreign institution. Bachelor’s degrees from institutions in the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) are considered equivalent based on the Bologna Accord. For applicants with a 3-year Bachelor’s Degree with less than 120 hours, from Non-Bologna Accord Institutions, a transcript evaluation from a NACES member is required to confirm equivalency.
  • Applicants from countries where English is not the official language, and who have not earned at least a bachelor’s degree in the U.S., must also demonstrate proficiency in the English language.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15696 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15696 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    15696 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15696 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    7672 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7672 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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