Master of Science in Ecology and Conservation Biology

The Master of Science degree is designed primarily for students who are pursuing an academic or research career in ecology, conservation biology, or natural resource management. It offers a thesis and non-thesis option, allowing flexibility in both graduate education and preparation for a variety of career trajectories. Specialization is available in a range of research areas: ecosystem science, ecosystem management, physiological ecology, community ecology, animal behavior, genetics, systematics, evolution, and spatial sciences.

Applicants must have an accredited bachelor’s degree and meet admission requirements for graduate study at Texas A&M University. For more information about requirements specific to the Master of Science degree in Ecology and Conservation Biology, please visit

Steps to Fulfill a Masters Program