MS Thesis Program

Master’s Program in Plant Biology and Conservation (Research Thesis-Based)

The Chicago Botanic Garden and Northwestern University offer a research thesis track Master of Science in Plant Biology and Conservation. Students receive a strong foundation in plant ecology, evolution and conservation and can choose to specialize from a variety of research areas. Students typically take between two to two and a half years to complete the degree, with all course work completed in year one and research emphasized in year two.