Graduate Studies

Gainful employment information for Zoo and Aquarium Studies post-baccalaureate certificate

Western Illinois University offers guaranteed tuition and fees as well as room and board rates for graduate students.  The cost of the certificate can be calculated by determining the guaranteed tuition and fees and multiplying it by the number of hours required in the program.  University fees are mandatory for all students and require payment regardless of whether or not the student receives direct benefits. 

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Note: Classes at the Shedd Aquarium are assessed an additional fee.

Number of students who completed the program Fall 2013 - Spring 2014: 21

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