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About

The Natural Resources - Wildlife Conservation and Management program from The University of Arizona is concerned with the management and conservation of natural ecosystems with emphasis on the desert, rangeland, and forest ecosystems of arid and semi-arid environments. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Key Features 

Graduate programs leading to the degrees of Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy prepare students for:

  • research and teaching in the areas of natural resource science, conservation, management, and planning; and 
  • positions in natural resource management agencies and organizations. 

All students are urged to gain a broad understanding of social and political institutions as they affect fundamental relations of humans and their environment, particularly those involving plants, animals, soil and water resources, and climate. Students pursuing the M.S. or Ph.D. degree may elect one of four disciplinary emphasis areas: Ecology, Management, and Restortation of Rangelands; Natural Resources Studies; Watershed Management and Ecohydrology; and Wildlife and Fisheries Conservation and Management.  Students also may choose from a wide variety of minor subjects, including soil science, watershed management, animal science, wildlife ecology, plant science, ecology, anthropology, public administration, and global change.

Career opportunities for graduates of the Natural Resources - Wildlife Conservation and Management program from The University of Arizona  exist in federal and state natural resource agencies and legislative policy and budget offices; in non-governmental organizations; in offices of corporations and trade associations concerned with natural resource policy and administration; and in international development agencies, consulting firms, universities, and private research organizations.

Students working toward the M.S. degree, thesis track, shall complete a minimum of 30 units including a thesis for which as many as 6 units may be earned.  Students working towards the M.S. degree, non-thesis track, shall complete a minimum of 36 units.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Conservation Genetics  
  • Population Ecology 
  • Wildlife Conservation Behavior 
  • Diseases of Wildlife  
  • Stream Ecology   
  • Wildlife Habitat Analysis 
  • Biogeography and Conservation of the Sky Islands

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Domestic Applicants: Applications are accepted on a year-round basis (rolling admissions)

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
60
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
60
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

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

  • GPA 3.0
  • Proof of English proficiency is required for any international applicant born in a country where English is not the official language.  Please click the link below for more information.
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Letter of intent
  • Summary of course work 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    34000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34000 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    34000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34000 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    14000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Tucson

830 - 1140 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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