Conservation Biology (Adv Cert)

The graduate certificate in conservation biology can be completed in 8 to 11 months and is awarded after completion of 15 graduate credits, including two core courses, two elective courses from an approved list, and an individually designed practicum, which may consist of a supervised independent research project or a sponsored internship with a governmental or nonprofit organization.

Course Title Credits
BISC 5510CONSERVATION BIOLOGY3
BISC 5511CONSERVATION LAW AND POLICY3
Two elective courses, for example:6
COMMUNITY & ECOSYSTEM ECO
GISc II
BIOSTATISTICS
SEM:ECOLG/EVO I
BISC 8051PROJECT & INTERNSHIP (ECOLOGY)3
Total Credits15

For those students concurrently completing a MSc or PhD in biology, the following ecology core courses cannot be counted as elective courses toward the certificate: