MS in Sustainable Development & Conservation Biology

University of Maryland, College Park

Date Posted: Feb. 25, 2016
Submitted by: Monika Urbanski
Sustainability Topic: Curriculum
Content Type: Academic Programs
Program Type: Master's Degree
Distance: Local Only
Commitment: Both


CONS is an interdisciplinary and experiential approach to the problems of biological conservation in relation to economic development necessary to meet human needs. The primary goals of the CONS program are:To provide students with the knowledge and problem-solving skills necessary to research and communicate solutions to global environmental issues. To expand the reach of biodiversity conservation and increasing sustainability. To produce leaders and decision-makers in conservation science that are employed by academia, in government, or non-governmental agencies (NGOs). To provide a service role to the state of Maryland, the nation, local communities, and national and international NGOs and government agencies.

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