Conservation Biology

University of Wisconsin Stout

Master Online
18 months
596 USD/credit
596 USD/credit
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The online Professional Science Masters (PSM) degree in Conservation Biology at University of Wisconsin Stout combines flexible coursework and a diverse research focus to address the human impact on threatened and endangered species, habitats and ecosystems around the world.


Our nationally recognized faculty will train you to evaluate and understand conservation practices in ecology, biodiversity, fisheries, watershed management, native species and habitats, global climate change, environmental laws and regulations and natural resource management.

Our graduates work as professionals in conservation biology, environmental science, cellular and molecular biology, aquatic and marine science for public and private businesses, government agencies and nonprofit organizations.

Program Objectives

A key distinction of the Professional Science Master's degree program is the combination of rigorous scientific theory and skill with training and experience in management and communication skills necessary for a successful professional career. Graduates of the Conservation Biology program at University of Wisconsin Stout will have advanced scientific skills and will be able to work effectively with business and industry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biological Research Foundations
  • Conservation Biology 
  • Cooperative Education Experience
  • Field Experience in Conservation Biology 
  • Biostatistics 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines




31 alternative credits
  • 31 - 34 credits



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.

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • We recommend using our online application as the easiest and fastest way to apply
  • The $106 International application fee includes the $56 application fee and the $50 International processing fee.
  • Submit a completed Declaration of Finances form along with a formal written statement or official bank statement certifying that either the sponsor, prospective student’s parents, or prospective student has sufficient funds on deposit (in US dollars) to ensure full payment of expenses for the student’s first year of graduate study.
  • Academic records from all higher education institutions attended.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    596 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 596 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    596 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 596 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.


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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Conservation Biology
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