The deadline for submitting applications for the ABC MA and Certificate programs is April 1, 2023.
Criteria for Admission to the MA in ABC Program
The formal admission requirements for the ABC MA program can be found here.
Please note: when reviewing admission requirements, generally a minimum of 12 undergraduate credits in psychology, including one course in statistics and one laboratory course in experimental psychology are required; however, students who have a high undergraduate grade point average but lack a full psychology background may apply for admission. Such students may be required to take preparatory statistics and experimental courses.
Criteria for Admission to the ABC Certificate Program
The formal admission requirements for the ABC Certificate program can be found here.
Students must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution. Applicants will be ranked according to grade point average, two letters of recommendation, personal statement, as well as course work and experience relevant to animal behavior and conservation. Students must demonstrate research skills, either through relevant work outside of the program or by the successful completion of an independent research or field project.
*Students who only enroll in the advanced certificate program are not eligible for Federal student loans.
Please contact the Office of Financial Aid for additional information about your financial aid eligibility.