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Program at a Glance

Program
Graduate Certificate
College(s)
College of Sciences
Department(s)
Biology
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This certificate is no longer accepting applications effective Fall 2016.

The Graduate Certificate in Conservation Biology provides students with an excellent opportunity for cross-discipline training in conservation theory in a classroom setting with fieldwork in the laboratory portions of Biology.

The Graduate Certificate in Conservation Biology emphasizes basic and applied conservation biology. The certificate offers an excellent opportunity for cross-discipline training that provides conservation theory in a classroom setting and valuable field work in the laboratory portions of the Biology courses. The Department of Biology provides basic courses on campus, while scientists at Walt Disney World's Animal Kingdom offer applied courses on Disney property. Practical experience dealing with small animal populations is provided within Disney's unique zoological setting.

The Conservation Biology certificate requires four graduate courses (12 credit hours) in conservation study.

Total Credit Hours Required: 12 Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor's Degree

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