Biological Sciences, M.Sc. | University of Nebraska-Lincoln | Lincoln, United States
12 months
996 USD/credit 29880 USD/year
996 USD/credit 29880 USD/year
341 USD/credit 10230 USD/year
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We offer a master degree in Biological Sciences at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The School of Biological Sciences provides interdisciplinary training and professional development opportunities for students interested in a career in the life sciences. 


Program Details

Research interests of our faculty range from analyzing molecular and cellular processes to studying the ecological & evolutionary determinants of biological form and function. Faculty conduct research on a diversity of biological systems, including viruses, bacteria, fungi, plants and animals, representing all major groups of living organisms. This master degree in Biological Sciences is available at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 

Our School offers interdisciplinary programs leading to both M.S. and Ph.D. degrees. Our program is highly flexible allowing you to tailor your curriculum to meet your individual interests and goals. Following receipt of their degrees, students are competitive for a wide range of positions. Former students now hold positions at academic institutions, in government, and in private industry.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a member of the Big Ten Conference, and our students benefit from research collaborations and exchange agreements among member institutions as well as on campus research collaborations with Cedar Point Biological Station, Center for Biotechnology, Center for Plant Science Innovation, Ecosystem Analysis Laboratory, Manter Laboratory of Parasitology, Nebraska State Museum, Nebraska Center for Virology and Nebraska Innovation Campus.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Bioinformatics
  • Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior
  • Genetics, Cell, and Molecular Biology
  • Plant Pathology
  • Ecology Evolution
  • Animal Behavior
  • Genetics, Genomics, Bioinformatics
  • Plant Biology
  • Molecular and Cellular Biology
  • Microbiology
  • Virology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH



On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts and/or mark sheets showing the grades earned in each course
  • A diploma or certificate of graduation. (Not required if the transcript includes the name of the degree and the date it was conferred.)
  • The Diploma Supplement, if the degree is Bologna-compliant

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 996 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    29880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 996 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    10230 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 341 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Lincoln

926 - 1371 USD /month
Living costs

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


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