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2017-2018 Catalog

Conservation Technology, M.S.


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Major Code: 8026 Degree Awarded: Master of Science
Delivery Mode(s): Classroom Age Restriction: No
Admission Status: Graduate Location(s): Main Campus - Melbourne
Admission Materials: 3 letters of recommendation, objectives, GRE

The Master of Science in Conservation Technology prepares the student either for a professional career or for further graduate study. This goal is achieved through a balance of coursework and research activities.

Admission Requirements

General admission requirements and the process for applying are presented in the Academic Overview  section. For this nonthesis program, students should have an undergraduate degree that includes coursework in introductory biology, calculus, statistics, ecology and zoology, as well as three classes in each of physical science, the humanities and social science/liberal arts.

Degree Requirements

The Master of Science in Conservation Technology is conferred upon students who successfully complete 30 credit hours of approved curriculum as outlined below. A minimum of one course from each of the seven listed categories must be successfully completed. No more than two 4000-level courses may be used to satisfy degree requirements. The listing here is not intended to be exhaustive but to show possible coursework for each category.

Zoology


  • BIO 5031 Conservation Genetics
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  • Additional credit hours would be selected from a 4000- or 5000-level course in BIO, ENS, OCN or from other sources at the advisor’s discretion. Recommenced additional courses include GIS, remote sensing and biology summer field programs.

Total Credits Required: 30


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