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Biology

Boise State University

24 months
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24980 USD/year
24980 USD/year
8060 USD/year
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About

Biology at Boise State University offers a comprehensive education that spans the contemporary biological sciences.

Overview

The Biology Department of Boise State University offers a Master of Arts in Biology which is a course-work based degree and is considered to be a terminal degree (except for students intending to attend professional school); students wishing to later pursue a Ph.D. should apply to the M.S. program. Students admitted to the MA Biology program will have a choice of culminating their degree by either an examination or project option.

Key facts:

The M.A., Examination option is a coursework-based degree and is considered to be a terminal degree (except for students intending to attend professional school); students wishing to later pursue a Ph.D. should enroll in the M.S. program. The M.A. candidate will complete a wide range of relevant course work. At the end of the coursework, the candidate will be required to pass a comprehensive examination. The examination will be tailored by each candidate’s committee to emphasize the areas covered by the course work. After the candidate has completed the written portion of the examination, the candidate will meet with the committee for an oral review prior to the final approval or rejection of the written examination.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Graduate Seminar
  • Research in the Biological Sciences
  • Ecosystem Ecology
  • Molecular Biology of Cancer
  • Advanced Developmental Biology
  • Advanced Topics in animal Behavior

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

33 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate GPA of at least 3.00 on a 4 point system.
  • An undergraduate degree in Biology or a closely related field.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24980 USD/year
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  • National

    24980 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 24980 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    8060 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 8060 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Boise

810 - 1310 USD /month
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Funding

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