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Biological Sciences - Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Kent State University

12 months
Duration
17982 USD/year
17982 USD/year
9648 USD/year
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About

The Master of Science degree in Biological Sciences - Ecology and Evolutionary Biology offered at Kent State University provides opportunities to study in areas such as animal behavior, entomology, limnology, microbial ecology, ornithology, systems ecology, systematic and evolutionary biology, environmental physiology, vertebrate ecology and population and community ecology. 

Overview

Although courses of study are tailored to students’ interests and needs, the program for all students normally includes training in population, community, ecosystems and evolutionary ecology and statistical theory. Because of the interdisciplinary nature of ecology, students are encouraged to take courses in geology, mathematics, chemistry and other disciplines.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the Biological Sciences - Ecology and Evolutionary Biology program offered at Kent State University will be able to:

  • Understand advanced biological concepts beyond the scope of the typical undergraduate degree, and increase the depth of their knowledge through coursework and hands-on experiences.
  • Apply scientific principles and appreciate work outside of their particular field.
  • Effectively communicate about science with colleagues as well as those outside of the student's area of expertise.
  • Develop the necessary laboratory skills that will allow testing of hypotheses.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biological Statistics
  • Responsible Conduct In Research And Teaching-biological
  • Sciences 
  • Thesis 
  • Seminar In Ecology (Repeated Each Semester)

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Deadline - At least one month before the start of the semester of first coursework.

Credits

32 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university for unconditional admission
  • Undergraduate coursework roughly equivalent to a Biology minor.
  • Official transcript(s)
  • GRE scores (general test)
  • Goal statement
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • A list of up to five potential faculty advisors

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17982 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17982 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    17982 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17982 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9648 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9648 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Kent

1036 - 1710 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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