Graduates of the MA in Biological Sciences from DePaul University typically plan to pursue advanced education degrees or teaching positions. With a Biological Sciences MA, you will:
- Learn to be an independent thinker and researcher
- Develop laboratory skills and methodologies
- Develop your own concentration in partnership with an advisor
Classes take place on the Lincoln Park Campus and are typically held in the daytime.
For international students: this is a STEM-designated program, which can qualify you to extend your post-graduation stay in the United States.
Programme StructureCourses include:
- Topics in Ecology
- Aquatic Biology
- Microbial Ecology
- Molecular Methods and Evolution
- Cellular Events in the Immune Response
- Developmental Biology
- Concepts in Evolution
- Cognitive Neuroscience
- Molecular Biology
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesBiology Natural Sciences View 1264 other Masters in Biology in United States
- A completed online application
- Official transcripts from all previous college course work (minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale)
- Recent (no older than two years) scores from the general GRE
- Three letters of recommendation from science professors, preferably biology
- A personal statement that explains your interest in the biological sciences graduate program at DePaul. The statement should specify your career goals and any specific area of interest.
International18750 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 750 USD per credit during 24 months.
National18750 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 750 USD per credit during 24 months.
Living costs for Chicago
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.