Biology, M.Sc. | University of Arkansas | Fayetteville, United States
12 months
28560 USD/year
28560 USD/year
10500 USD/year
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The Biology program from University of Arkansas offers opportunities for advanced study and research to students who desire a comprehensive view of biological sciences. 


Key Features

Accomplishment is judged by competence and a developing sense of responsibility for the advancement of knowledge rather than the fulfillment of routine requirements. The Biology program from University of Arkansas requires of all candidates for advanced degrees a period of study in residence, advanced competence in the chosen area of expertise, satisfactory introduction to allied subjects, the ability to communicate at a scholarly level, and a satisfactory performance in examinations.

Primary Areas of Faculty Research: Cell and molecular biology (biotechnology, cellular physiology, functional genomics, gene regulation, immunology, developmental biology, molecular genetics, pathogenic microbiology); ecology and evolutionary biology (animal behavior, aquatic ecology, animal and plant physiology, conservation biology, community ecology, exobiology, fisheries biology, limnology, molecular systematics, mycology, physiological ecology, plant morphology, population and quantitative genetics, taxonomy, vertebrate biology — herpetology, ichthyology, mammalogy, ornithology — and wildlife management).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Laboratory in Prokaryote Biology
  • Insect Diversity and Taxonomy
  • Wildlife Management Techniques
  • Insect Ecology
  • Insect Behavior and Chemical Ecology
  • Taxonomy of Flowering Plant
  • Food Microbiology
  • Dendrology
  • Insect Molecular Genetics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A conferred baccalaureate degree. Students who have not completed their baccalaureate degree at the time of application must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA on the last 60.0 credit hours of attempted coursework. Students who have a degree at the time of application must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA on the last 60.0 credit hours of attempted coursework from a regionally accredited institution of higher education.
  • A conferred post-baccalaureate, master, or doctoral degree (excluding professional degrees) from a regionally accredited institution.
  • The Graduate School requires the GRE (e.g. GRE code 6866) or comparable standardized examination for admission consideration for degree seeking students. Exemptions have been approved for some programs. Please contact your program of interest to determine if you are required to submit official test scores.

Tuition Fee

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    28560 USD/year
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  • National

    28560 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 28560 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    10500 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 10500 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Fayetteville

930 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

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