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Biology

The City University of New York

M.A.
12 months
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855 USD/credit
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This master of arts program at The City University of New York offers advanced instruction and research in many areas of Biology. 

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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 or TOEFL needed

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 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

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

  • International

    855 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 855 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    855 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 855 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • Local students: $5,545 / semester

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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