Biological Sciences, M.Sc. | Online (optional) | University of Northern Colorado | Greeley, United States
9 months
1185 USD/credit 35550 USD/full
1185 USD/credit 35550 USD/full
633 USD/credit 18990 USD/full
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Advance academically and professionally in biology, working collaboratively with expert professors in the Biological Sciences program from University of Northern Colorado. Whether you're working toward a career in academics, teaching or seeking specialized expertise to advance your career, our Biology master's degree program offers a range of advantages to support your success. 


UNC sits at the junction of the Great Plains and the Rocky Mountains, offering you a remarkably diverse set of opportunities for field research in biology.

If you ask our students and faculty, they'll tell you that UNC’s people really set our Biology master’s program apart. You’ll build strong, supportive relationships with faculty who are teachers, mentors and colleagues. 

They’ll offer you academic and professional guidance to help you get the most out of the Biology master’s program. With exceptional faculty, an outstanding setting and thesis and non-thesis options, UNC enables you to personalize your Biological Sciences program from University of Northern Colorado and achieve your goals.

Your Future in Biology

The biology master’s degree can support a wide variety of career options and outcomes. Advanced science expertise is in high demand in dynamic industries such as health care, medicine, pharmaceuticals, gerontology, food, energy, environmental sciences and government agencies. Universities, colleges and secondary schools are constantly in need of well-qualified STEM educators. 

Faculty and advisors in our biology master’s program will work closely with you to ensure that you tailor your studies to specific career outcomes.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Foundations of Biological Research
  • Genomics
  • Cell Physiology
  • Molecular and Cellular Biology Lab
  • Mammalogy
  • Species and Speciation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 9 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Fall, Spring and Summer Admissions: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. 


30 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
146 (verbal)
140 (quantitative)
3.5 (analytical)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Answer the application questions.
  • Send your requests for letters of recommendation.
  • Request three (3) academic or professional letters of recommendation from those who can attest to your academic potential and abilities. You will be asked to supply information for your recommenders in the application.
  • Submit the application and pay the non-refundable application fee. 
  • Domestic Students: $50 non-refundable application fee
  • International Students: $60 non-refundable application fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35550 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1185 USD per credit during 9 months.
  • National

    35550 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1185 USD per credit during 9 months.
  • In-State

    18990 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 633 USD per credit during 9 months.

Living costs for Greeley

950 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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