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Louisiana Tech University

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
11260 USD/year
11260 USD/year
3894 USD/year
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About

The master’s program in Biology from Louisiana Tech University offers students the option to complete a thesis or the non-thesis track.

Overview

The program of study for the degree of Master of Science in Biology at the Louisiana Tech University with the thesis plan consists of a minimum of 30 semester hours of graduate credit of which at least 15 hours must be earned in 500-level, or above, courses. 

Students will pursue original research in a specialized field of interest, supervised by a thesis advisor and approved by the student’s Graduate Advisory Committee. Completion of the thesis plan includes an oral defense of the thesis and oral examination conducted by the student’s Graduate Advisory Committee.

Programme Structure

  • The program of study for the degree of Master of Science in Biology with the non-thesis plan consists of a minimum of 36 semester hours of graduate credit of which at least 18 hours must be earned in 500-level, or above, courses.  
  • Non-thesis students are required to pass comprehensive written and oral examinations conducted by the student’s Graduate Advisory Committee.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

36 alternative credits

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.
Required

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.
80
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Non-refundable application fee $30.00 
  • Applicants from non-English speaking countries: Students with a 2.0 GPA must have one of the following: an iBT TOEFL 79 or an IELTS 6.5 or SAT Math subscore 510, Evidence-based Reading and Writing 500 subscore with a minimum composite score of 1130 or ACT Math subscore 19 and English subscore 18 with a minimum composite score of 23.
  • Copy of Current Valid Passport

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11260 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5630 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    11260 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5630 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    3894 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1947 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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