Biology, M.Sc. | Emporia State University | Kansas City, United States
12 months
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About

The Biology MSc program offered at Emporia State University is designed to qualify persons for teaching biology in community colleges and liberal arts colleges; for continued graduate work at the doctoral level; and for employment in various fields of biology, including certain fields of applied biology.

Overview

The Biology MSc program offered at Emporia State University is an on-campus, "hands-on" program with heavy emphasis on real laboratory-based and field-based learning experiences. Lecture rooms, teaching laboratories, a greenhouse, and research facilities of the department are located in Breukelman Hall. 

Facilities

  • Constant-temperature chambers for plant and animal studies, a darkroom, centrifuges of various kinds, and electrophoretic, spectrographic, chromatographic, electrophysiological, and immunochemical instruments, as well as field-operated physioecological monitoring equipment, are extensively used by graduate students. There is also equipment for modern molecular and cellular biology research, animal facilities, a herbarium, and research microscopes. 
  • A natural history museum, with specimens mounted by internationally recognized taxidermist Richard H. Schmidt, contains hundreds of species of birds, mammals, fish mounts, and hand-painted molds of Kansas snakes. The museum also has more than a thousand other vertebrate study specimens. 

Programme Structure

Concentrations:

  • Botany
  • Ecology and Biodiversity
  • General Biology
  • Microbial and Cellular Biology
  • Zoology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Credits

33 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GPA: dependent on academic program
  • Non-native English speakers should submit official English proficiency test (TOEFL, IELTS, Duolingo English Test) scores. Non-native English speakers who do not submit a test score will need to take an English placement exam upon arrival to Emporia State University.
  • Emporia State University offers beginner, intermediate and advanced courses for students who need to improve their communication skills.
  • The duration of time to complete the Intensive English Program is based on the English Proficiency Test score as well as the student's initiative and performance in class. Students may be allowed to enroll in one or more academic courses while enrolled in the Intensive English Program depending on their placement scores.

Tuition Fee

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    12095 USD/year
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  • National

    12095 USD/year
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Living costs for Kansas City

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.

Funding

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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