Biological Science

University of Tulsa

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
1310 USD/credit
1310 USD/credit
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Biological Science at University of Tulsa is a rapidly changing science that incorporates molecular and cellular biology; behavioral and molecular ecology; developmental biology; organismal, ecological and evolutionary genetics; microbiology; aerobiology; molecular systematics; and neuroscience. 


Flexible Biological Science degree requirements at University of Tulsa lead to careers in biology, health fields and professional or graduate school.

Students work directly with faculty in a specified area of research and plan a program of courses and overall research goals in consultation with their supervising professor. We prepare these graduate students for careers in education, industry and government, or for continued graduate studies. 

Learning outcomes

A wide range of research opportunities are available to graduate students including basic studies in bioinformatics, cellular and molecular biology, developmental biology, ecology, genetics, microbiology, molecular systematics, neuroscience, virology and other areas. In addition to laboratory based studies, research opportunities are available at field sites in northeast Oklahoma and field stations in other locations. An in-depth understanding of one area of specialization is achieved through elective courses, independent study and dissertation research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Protein Structure and Function
  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Histology
  • Population Genetics
  • Experimental Microbiology
  • Population Ecology
  • Pathogenic Microbiology
  • Selected Topics in Microbiology
  • Immunology
  • Introduction to Virology
  • Animal Behavior
  • Experimental Techniques in Molecular Biology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International students are advised to allow at least two to three months to complete the entire procedure. 




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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.
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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed Graduate School application
  • Statement of Purpose (admission essay).Standard Prompt (500-750 words): 1) Describe your research interests and professional goals. 2) How is TU’s graduate program best suited to help you accomplish these goals? Be specific about how your specialized interests align with TU’s available specialties.
  • Certain programs have customized prompts that are detailed in the Special Application Requirements below.
  • 2 – 3 letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your academic potential.
  • Most programs require a minimum of two letters with a third being optional, but strongly encouraged. Number of letters will be assigned following submission of online application form.
  • Transcripts from all universities attended
  • GRE General Test results
  • $60 application fee

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1310 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1310 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1310 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1310 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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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