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Biology, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
, TN,
The Biology M.A. Program at Fisk University is focused on preparing students for PhD level training in the biological and biomedical sciences or advance their skills for careers in the sciences.

About

The student and advisor will develop a specifically-tailored plan describing courses and other graduation requirements during the first semester of enrollment.  Full-time graduate students are expected to complete their course work by the end of their third semester in the program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Molecular Methods
  • Special Topics in Biology
  • Molecular neuroscience
  • Essential Developmental Biology
  • Graduate Biology 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL®PBT score:

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

    Schedule TOEFL®

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3.27

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.27 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • A completed application form for graduate study [ link] , including three letters of recommendation, preferably from persons who are familiar with the applicant’s academic and/or professional capabilities.
  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate work.
  • A personal statement addressing specific issues pertaining to knowledge, work and/or research experiences, goals and/or interests in the chosen field
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores for the General Test are also required

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    19900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19900 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    19900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19900 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Nashville

  • 1183 - 2200 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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