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Admission Requirements

For students applying to the M.S. in Environmental Biology program, please: 

  • Complete and submit the online application, including an essay describing background experience and future goals 
  • Request an official transcript be submitted by each institution attended

Applicants with an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher are preferred. For the student whose GPA falls below 3.0, two letters of recommendation are required (letters can be emailed to

All applicants must have completed and earned a B or better in the following five courses: two college-level biology courses (with lab), two college-level chemistry courses (with lab), and one college-level math course (e.g., statistics, algebra, pre-calculus, calculus).