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Conservation and Restoration Science

University of California, Irvine (UCI)

24 months
Duration
33138 USD/year
33138 USD/year
18036 USD/year
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About

The Conservation and Restoration Science program at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) is a highly collaborative program, portions of which will embed students into real-world conservation and restoration settings through community partnerships.

Overview

The Conservation and Restoration Science program at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) is offered through the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB) and the Center for Environmental Biology (CEB) within the School of Biological Sciences.

Why choose MCRS?

The Masters in Conservation and Restoration Science (MCRS) curriculum is designed for professional growth in the area of active, adaptive management.

Our students work closely with faculty and community partners in a rigorous, field-based program.

The learning experience culminates in a solution-based capstone project conducted in collaboration with one of our many community partners.

Career Paths

The MCRS program prepares students to pursue careers that enable them to collaborate and lead in planning, designing, implementing, and managing environmental conservation and restoration activities in agency, non profit and for profit settings.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Conservation & Restoration Science Tutorial
  • Ecology
  • Conservation Biology
  • Restoration Ecology
  • Marine Conservation Ecology
  • Human Dimensions in Conservation and Restoration through a Justice Lens

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

72 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A B.A. or B.S. degree, preferably in Biology, Conservation Biology, Ecology, Environmental Science, or other applied biological science (e.g. forestry, wildlife biology, horticulture or similar degree title) from a fully accredited academic institution, will be required for admission
  • Applicants with undergraduate degrees in areas such as Social Ecology, Public Health, Environmental Engineering, or Environmental Policy will be considered, but must demonstrate proficiency in the natural sciences and/or practical experience working in this professional field as documented below
  • Two confidential letters of recommendation;
  • A statement of purpose (describing the applicant’s goals in seeking the Master’s degree);
  • A personal history statement; and
  • A resume or curriculum vitae (noting relevant work/academic experiences)
  • Experience from professional activities will be evaluated by faculty and staff in the program

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33138 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33138 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    33138 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33138 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    18036 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18036 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Irvine

1560 - 2585 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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Our partners

Conservation and Restoration Science
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University of California, Irvine (UCI)

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