The Biology degree program at The City University of New York includes lectures, colloquia, seminars, and may include laboratory work, and fieldwork. Thesis research may be conducted in one of the department's many laboratories, where faculty and students study cell, molecular, developmental, and behavioral biology.
This degree prepares students to work in laboratories in academia as well as in biotechnology, pharmaceutical companies, and government laboratories within agencies such as the EPA or FDA. It also provides master's-level training for biology teachers. Students receiving the research-based degree are well prepared to go on to earn their doctorate.
- Journal Club
- Cell and Molecular Biology Techniques
- Thesis Research
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesBiology View 891 other Masters in Biology in United States
- Applicants must offer adequate preparation in the following, with a grade point average of 3.00 or higher: a minimum of 8 credits of introductory biology; an appropriate general physics course; two terms of organic chemistry; and a minimum of two advanced courses selected from the following areas of study: botany, zoology, microbiology, biochemistry, cell biology, anatomy, ecology, evolution, general physiology, or genetics.
- The Biology Department's graduate admission committee selects candidates to be admitted to the program. An interview may be required of applicants. Candidates must submit 2 letters of recommendation, a personal statement, and submit grades from the GRE.
International855 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 855 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
National855 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 855 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
- Local students: $5,545 / semester
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