12 months
764 USD/credit 22920 USD/year
764 USD/credit 22920 USD/year
749 USD/credit 22470 USD/year
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Prepares Biological Sciences - Global Sustainability graduates at Central Connecticut State University to tackle global issues such as population growth, climate change, water scarcity and pollution, fossil fuels, environmental toxins, and alternative energy.


The Biological Sciences - Global Sustainability program at Central Connecticut State University provides the core science necessary for understanding environmental problems in sustainability and examines the complex interrelationships between natural, social and political systems.

Program Features

  • Starts every January and August 
  • 30-credit program 
  • Attend full- or part-time 
  • Specialized facilities include: 
  • Greenhouses 
  • Herbarium 
  • Behavioral neuroscience research lab 
  • Neurobiology and physiology research lab 
  • Ecology research labs 
  • Molecular biology research labs 
  • Experimental gardens 
  • Controlled environment rooms 
  • Growth chambers 
  • Access to Outer Island (Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge)  
  • Financial aid is available 
  • No GMAT/GRE required in many cases 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Coastal Ecology Laboratory
  • Topics in Advanced Biology
  • Advanced Field Studies in Biology
  • Focused Study in Advanced Biology
  • Research in Biology
  • Population Genetics
  • Ecology
  • Ecological Physiology
  • Marine Invertebrate Biology
  • Biology of Marine and Freshwater Algae
  • Ecology of Inland Waters

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • An Affidavit of Support (Declaration of Finance) form
  • Official transcripts and records of undergraduate and graduate studies from all institutions attended.
  • Original translations of academic records.
  • An original foreign credentials course-by-course evaluation report from a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or by the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO).
  • Unless waived by the University, proof of competency in English

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 764 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    22920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 764 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    22470 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 749 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for New Britain

1100 - 1600 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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