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Ecology & Evolutionary Biology (MS) - Accelerated Master's Program 
Program Description

The Acceleratd Master's Program allows students to receive a BS and MS degree in 5 years.  The first three years, the student will be taking undergraduate courses.  During the fourth year, or the transitional year, the student will take a few graduate level courses that will apply to both the BS degree and MS degree.  The fifth year, the student will considered a graduate student and will complete the remaining units and thesis.  The Accelerated Master's Program is only available for current University of Arizona students who are working towards a BS in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.  No other major, including Biology, or BA tracks qualify for the program.

Department/Academic Unit(s)

Ecology & Evolutionary Biology -

College of Science  
Campus where offered
Main Campus - Tucson  
Admissions Contact
Pennie Rabago-Liebig
Graduate Program Coordinator
Pennie Rabago-Liebig
Director of Graduate Studies
Jeremiah D Hackett
Graduate College Degree Counselor
Annie Prisbrey
Tuition and Fees
Please refer to the UA Bursar's Office Tuition and Fees Calculator for up-to-date information about tuition and fees. 
Please refer to the UA Registrar's's Office Special Course Fees for up-to-date information about special course fees. 

Admissions Information

Admissions Requirements

Must have completed the main EEB courses: Ecology 302, Evolution 335, and Genetics 320.  Exceptions will be considered on a case-by-case situation.

Must have a 3.3 GPA at the time of application and at the time of entrance as a graduate student.


Standardized Tests
The Academic Unit has not provided this information. 
Financial Aid

During the fourth year, the student is still considered an undergraduate and is eligible for any funding opportunities for undergraduates.

During the fifth year, the student will be considered a graduate student is eligible for any funding available to graduate students.

Admissions Deadlines

Applications should be submitted during the student's third year.  Please contact the department for more information.

International Conditional Admission
International applicants will not be considered for conditional admission by this program.
Other Information
The GRE Institution Code for The University of Arizona is 4832

Completion Requirements

Degree Requirements
The Academic Unit has not provided this information. 
Minor Requirements
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Last revised 26 Jun 2017