University of Montana Catalog 2023-2024

Systems Ecology M.S.

Master of Science - Systems Ecology

Degree Specific Credits: 30

Required Cumulative GPA: 3.0


  • Master's students must complete a committee-approved program-of-study composed of at least 30 semester credits of graduate-level coursework and successfully write and defend a thesis.
  • As many as 10 credits may be research or thesis (BIOS 597/BIOS 599), and at least 10 credits of the non-thesis coursework must be at the 500 level or above.
  • Master's students must complete their program-of-study within five years.
  • Additional courses will be selected in consultation with the graduate committee to support the research program and student's career goals.