Biology, M.Sc. | University of West Georgia | Carrollton, United States
24 months
935 USD/credit 16830 USD/year
935 USD/credit 16830 USD/year
241 USD/credit 4338 USD/year
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The Biology program of University of West Georgia provides graduate students the knowledge and training necessary to pursue advanced graduate education, professional studies, or employment.


The Biology program of University of West Georgia will provide opportunities for personal and professional development to students, faculty, staff, and the broader university community through excellence in teaching, research, and service. Teaching: The Department of Biology will implement and maintain a rigorous curriculum which facilitates an understanding of the major principles and concepts in the biological sciences, promotes critical-thinking and communication skills, and fosters a continuous interest in learning. Research: The Department of Biology will provide and maintain student-oriented research opportunities which will facilitate a comprehensive understanding of biology and the scientific process, enhance the quality of instruction, promote professional development, and further the state-of-knowledge in the biological sciences.


  • Students will communicate scientific information through the acquisition, organization, and presentation of scientific information in written and/or oral form.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Entomology
  • Invertebrate Biology
  • Ichthyology
  • Molecular Ecology
  • Applied and Environmental Microbiology
  • Advanced Medical Microbiology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All graduate applicants must complete the online Grad Application. A one-time application fee of $40 is required
  • College Transcripts
  • English Proficiency
  • Current resume
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement up to one page
  • Official GRE scores

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16830 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 935 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    16830 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 935 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    4338 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 241 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Carrollton

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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