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Biology

University of Nebraska Omaha

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
16020 USD/year
7138 USD/year
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About

The goal of the Department of Biology  from University of Nebraska Omaha is to provide students with individualized, broad training in biology leading to a Master of Science (MS) degree. 

Overview

Original research is an integral part of both the thesis and non-thesis degree options. Faculty areas of expertise include ecology, physiology, genetics, molecular biology, taxonomy, behavior, and developmental biology of a wide variety of organisms. 

The M.S. Biology degree from University of Nebraska Omaha prepares students for employment in industry, private or government agencies, and academics, as well as further education in professional programs, such as the Ph.D. or M.D.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Comparative Genomics
  • Cancer Biology
  • Flora of the Great Plains
  • Conservation Biology
  • Restoration Biology
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Fire Ecology
  • Developmental Biology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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.
3.5 (analytical)

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.
95
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).
7.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The applicant’s GPA in undergraduate biology courses will be determined and must be 3.0 or above (on a 4.0 scale)
  • An applicant must normally present 24 semester hours of credit in the biological sciences, including genetics (sophomore level or above), ecology (junior level or above) and molecular/cell biology (junior level or above). 
  • If applying for financial support as a Graduate Assistant, applicants for whom English is not the language of nurture should take the internet-based TOEFL, the IELTS, or the PTE.
  • Entrance Exam
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE) General Test with a combined score (verbal + quantitative) of 1000 (if test was taken before August 1, 2011) or 297 (if test was taken after August 1, 2011) and a minimum writing score of 3.5.
  • Three (3) Letters of Recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16020 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16020 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    7138 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7138 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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