M.Sc. On Campus


Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

24 months
774 USD/credit 11997 USD/year
774 USD/credit 11997 USD/year
516 USD/credit 7998 USD/year
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Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania 's Master of Science in Biology program is great for students who want to enter a new field, advance their careers or prepare to continue their education.


We offer extensive opportunities for field classes and field research. Our department also offers considerable opportunities for collaborative research with many thesis projects encompassing both field and laboratory (molecular or microbiological) components.

What Will I Learn?

Students in the Biology program at the Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania will learn to think deeply and critically about the natural world, to analyze scientific literature, and to design and carry out biological and ecological research.

Most courses focus on ecology and environmental biology, with some opportunities in other areas of biology. Required courses cover biostatistics and experimental design, scientific communication, and the interpretation of scientific papers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Molecular Biology Credits
  • Ornithology
  • Biota of Florida Credits
  • Principles of Evolution
  • Aquatic Ecology
  • Conservation Biology 
  • Field Botany and Plant Taxonomy 
  • Endocrinology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


31 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete an Online Graduate Application for International Admissions
  • Pay the $45.00 USD application fee
  • Submit official results of an English Proficiency Test
  • Submit course-by-course evaluated transcripts
  • Submit photo of passport or picture ID
  • Submit financial support documentation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11997 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 774 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    11997 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 774 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    7998 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 516 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Shippensburg

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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