Ms in ecology and evolutionary biology in University of connecticut
A research-based master s degree completed in association with a faculty sponsor from the EEB department. Many students completing this degree choose to continue in the Ph.D. program at UConn or at another institution. Other students have gone on to work with nature centers, local, state or federal governmental positions associated with biology or environmental concerns, or have taken biology teaching positions.
Official high school transcripts or GED Records, Letters of Recommendation and Essay, Average GPA 3.47, TOEFL: PBT-550, CBT- 213, or iBT-79, IELTS-6.5.
Careers in fields including biotechnology, conservation, natural resource management, non-profits, environmental consulting, education, government positions, natural history museums, Zoos
By the time they complete their degree, EEB MS students should be able to:1. Successfully implement a research plan that addresses a research question, demonstrating mastery of experimental design, quality control, troubleshooting, data management and organizational skills.2. Place the significance of their research in the context of the biological sciences.3. Be familiar with the primary funding sources for research in EEB, understand how grants are managed, and be able to develop a research budget.4. Present their research to peers via talks, posters, and in the form of scientific publications.5. Understand the publication process, including journal selection, paper submission, and the role of peer review.6. Communicate their research beyond their peers to a broader public.7. Articulate the broader impacts of their research program.8. Understand and abide by the legal and ethical expectations placed on scientists.9. Teach undergraduate students within the field of EEB.
A baccalaureate degree or its equivalent from a regionally accredited college or university, Official Transcripts, TOEFL: 79 (Internet-based test - iBT), 550 ( Old Paper-based test - PBT), IELTS-6.5, PTE-53
Careers in fields including biotechnology, conservation, natural resource management, non-profits, environmental consulting, education, government positions, natural history museums, zoos