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Biological Sciences

Louisiana State University

M.Sc.
36 months
Duration
29456 USD/year
29456 USD/year
12541 USD/year
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About

  The Biological Sciences degree programe offered by Louisiana State University is designed to be flexible in order to meet the many of needs of students in the sub-disciplines of modern biology. This flexibility allows designing a program of courses that will benefit the student and his or her research needs.

Overview

Program Overview

  •  The Biological Sciences degree programe offered by Louisiana State University may be undertaken in any of the three Divisions within our Department: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (BMB); Cellular, Developmental, & Integrative Biology (CDIB); and Systematics, Ecology, & Evolution (SEE). 
  • Over 60 faculty have a wide range of research interests. The 130 graduate students in the department receive funding from a combination of departmental teaching assistantships, fellowships, and external research support.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biology Laboratory for Science Majors 
  • Honors: Biology for Science Majors 
  • General Microbiology
  • The Elements of Biochemistry
  • Principles of Genetics 
  • Human Physiology
  • Careers in Life Sciences
  • Evolution 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

Regular Admission to the LSU Graduate School requires: 

  •  a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university; 
  • a minimum 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) grade-point average (GPA) for all undergraduate work taken prior to receiving a degree and a minimum 3.0 GPA for all previous graduate work for which a grade is given; 
  •  satisfactory academic standing at the last institution attended; 
  •  acceptable scores on the Graduate Record Exam (GRE); and 
  •  acceptance into a departmental program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29456 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29456 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    29456 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29456 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • In-State

    12541 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12541 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.

Funding

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