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Biology

The City University of New York

12 months
Duration
855 USD/credit
855 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

This master of arts program at The City University of New York offers advanced instruction and research in many areas of Biology. 

Overview

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. 

Learning outcomes

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. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Journal Club
  • Cell and Molecular Biology Techniques
  • Thesis Research

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    855 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 855 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    855 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 855 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • Local students: $5,545 / semester

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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.

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