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MS Degrees

In collaboration with the Chicago Botanic Garden, Northwestern University offers two Master of Science Degrees

Overview of MS Tracks in Plant Biology and Conservation

 Type Thesis MS Internship MS
Core courses PBC 450 (2 units)
PBC 451 (1 unit)
PBC 435 (1 unit)
One course from each of the following areas is recommended:
Ecology: PBC 402, or 418
Genetics: PBC 401, PBC 430, BIO 341, or BIO 378
PBC 450 (2 units)
PBC 451 (1 unit)
PBC 435 (1 unit)
PBC 402 (1 unit)
  Total core: 6 units Total core: 5 units
Electives Total electives: 3 units Total electives: 4 units
Independent Study PBC 499 (2 units) NA
Total Units 11 units 9 units
Capstone Research/Thesis Internship/Project
Duration 2 – 2.5 years 1 year
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