12 months
852 USD/credit 27264 USD/year
852 USD/credit 27264 USD/year
636 USD/credit 20352 USD/year
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The Master of Science degree program in Integrated Biosciences at the University of Northern Michigan University provides quality graduate education through student‐faculty collaboration in interdisciplinary natural science research and scholarly activity with links to biology. 


The Master of Science program in Integrated Biosciences at the University of Northern Michigan University is designed to meet the needs of students with an interest in the intersection of biology and the other sciences, technology and engineering fields such as chemistry, physics, geology, atmospherics, climatology, mathematics and computer science.

Students at Integrated Biosciences at the University of Northern Michigan University will:

  • have a strong understanding of interdisciplinary natural sciences and the principles that guide the design and execution of high‐quality research
  • have substantial research experience and will be able to successfully communicate scientific information to the public and the scientific community.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Microbial Ecology
  • Virology
  • Immunology
  • Advanced Cell Biology
  • Ecology of the Great Lakes
  • Limnology
  • Biometrics
  • Biochemistry of Development
  • Molecular Biology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • Late applications may be considered at the discretion of the department and only under extreme circumstances.


32 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are required to comply with the regular admission requirements of the Office of Graduate Education and Research, which includes an undergraduate grade point average of 3.0. 
  • A minimum of 24 credit hours in undergraduate natural science courses, or equivalents, with a minimum GPA in these courses of 3.0.
  • A bachelor's degree in the natural sciences, mathematics or computer science, 
  • Graduate admission application and fee.  
  • Official transcripts from all previously attended post-secondary institutions.
  • An essay indicating their background, career goals and research interests.
  • Three letters of recommendation.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27264 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 852 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    27264 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 852 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    20352 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 636 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Marquette

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.


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