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Conservation Biology

Suny Cortland

48 months
16980 USD/year
16980 USD/year
7070 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


You’ll find a strong emphasis on the biology of organisms and ecosystems along with the application of modern scientific approaches to environmental problems and their connections to human activities when you study Conservation Biology at Suny Cortland. 


Conservation Biology program from Suny Cortland it also was one of the first programs of the kind offered at the undergraduate level.

Students in the Conservation Biology (CON) degree are expected to master the Biology Student Learning Outcomes in addition to the following:

  • Achieve practical experience in conservation biology by completing a 120-hour internship in an approved professional setting.    
  • Demonstrate their understanding of primary scientific literature by accurately communicating (written and oral) information on contemporary issues in conservation biology.
  • Understand and apply in geographic information systems, policy and law, ethics and wilderness studies to a career in conservation biology.

Career Potential

  • Biologist with state and federal agencies
  • Conservation biologist with non-profit organization
  • Ecologist
  • Environmental analyst
  • Naturalist at national and state parks
  • Wildlife ecologist

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  •  Biological Sciences
  •  Cellular Biology 
  •  Genetics 
  •  Conservation Biology 
  • General Ecology 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications are reviewed on a rolling admissions basis, so decisions may occur prior to the deadlines. 


124 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

All admissions applications are individually reviewed. Decisions are based on criteria such as academic performance in the classroom, class rank, extracurricular activities, personal statements and recommendations. Application materials include the following:

  • The Common Application or the SUNY Application
  • Official transcript or results from the General Equivalency Diploma (GED). If you have prior military service, Discharge papers.
  • SUNY Supplemental Form (if you submitted the SUNY Application)
  • Personal statement or essay (at least 250 words)
  • At lease one recommendation from a teacher or college counselor using the Teacher/Counselor Evaluation Form.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    16980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16980 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    16980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16980 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7070 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7070 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Cortland

874 - 1904 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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