M.Sc. On Campus


University of North Carolina Greensboro

24 months
1715 USD/credit
1715 USD/credit
653 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The Master of Science in Biology at University of North Carolina Greensboro requires completion of at least 30 semester hours of graduate level course work and research hours.


Generally, students take 15 hours of formal courses and 15 hours of research and thesis. During the first semester students rotate through three faculty labs and by the beginning of the second semester select a thesis advisor.  The Biology program is offered at University of North Carolina Greensboro.

Some incoming students may have already made arrangements to complete their thesis research with a particular faculty member prior to beginning the program. Students complete a research project and write a thesis.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Advanced Topics in Animal Ecology
  • Advanced Topics in Animal Physiology
  • Advanced Topics in Biochemistry
  • Advanced Topics in Cell Biology
  • Advanced Topics in Ecological Physiology
  • Advanced Topics in Genetics
  • Advanced Topics in Neurobiology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their application one month prior to the posted departmental deadline.


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate Application
  • Official Transcripts*
  • General GRE scores (no older than 5 years)
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Personal Statement: Include highlights of educational background, related work/professional experience, career goals, and reasons for choosing the MS in Biology at UNCG.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1715 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1715 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    1715 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1715 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    653 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 653 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Greensboro

1001 - 1540 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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