Biology, M.Sc. | Oakland University | Rochester Hills, United States
12 months
Duration
21258 USD/year
21258 USD/year
15948 USD/year
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About

The Biology program at Oakland University provides advanced training to students seeking employment in biological disciplines. The Master of Science in biology also prepares students for entrance into PhD programs.

Overview

About the Program

The Biology program covers the breadth of biological questions ranging from the fields of biomedical research to ecology, evolution, and behavior. Some examples of biomedical research topics currently studied at Oakland University include cancer research, stem cell research, intercellular signaling in cardiovascular disease, genetics of cystic tubular organ diseases, mechanisms of gene expression, cell motility, pathology of the eye, and chemical communication between organisms. Some examples of ecology, evolution, and behavior research include the ecology of wood frogs, evolution of microbial species, evolution of transposable elements in plant genomes, evolution of parasite-host interactions, and the effect of human activity on aquatic ecosystems.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Gross Anatomical Dissection
  • Stem Cell Biology
  • Immunology
  • Cellular Biochemistry
  • Advanced Topics in Mechanisms of Development
  • Molecular Biology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

32 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should have earned a bachelor’s degree in biology or related subject (e.g., biochemistry, molecular biology, botany or zoology) from a regionally accredited institution or proof of a U.S. equivalent degree for foreign educated applicants.
  • Applicants with an earned bachelor’s degree is in another discipline must have completed 20 credits in biology, 8 credits in mathematics, 8 credits in physics and 15 credits in chemistry. Applicants with undergraduate prerequisite course deficiencies in these areas must complete the preparatory course work before being admitted to the program
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Biographical sketch stating career goals
  • Applicants with an undergraduate GPA less than 3.0 with the appropriate academic background and evidence of the capacity for graduate study may be considered for admission with limited standing

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21258 USD/year
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  • National

    21258 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21258 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    15948 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15948 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Rochester Hills

1000 - 1500 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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