M.Sc. On Campus


Murray State University

12 months
800 USD/credit
800 USD/credit
544 USD/credit
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Biology from Murray State University is developed by an advisory committee to ensure proficiency in the basic areas of zoology, botany, ecology and genetics.


Biology from Murray State University aims to prepare students for graduate and professional schools, employment in entry-level research and development, and teaching positions in the biological sciences.  


Our graduates started their careers in fields like:

  • Wildlife biology
  • Microbiology
  • Physiological ecology
  • Conservation biology
  • Aquatic ecology
  • Cell and molecular biology
  • Fisheries biology
  • Taxonomic botany
  • Mammalogy
  • Herpetology
  • Animal behavior

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Understanding Scientific Communication
  • Biological Research
  • Bioinformatics
  • Ecology
  • Botany

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GRE: You must have GRE scores to be admitted. We require a score of ~300 (50th percentile Verbal and 50th percentile Quantitative) on the GRE for unconditional acceptance. 
  • Minimum GPA requirement: 3.0 for unconditional acceptance, if lower than 3.0, you can be accepted conditionally and must maintain GPA of 3.0 for the first 9 credit hours.
  • Complete the application process 
  • Send a letter of intent to the biology graduate program coordinator. 
  • Proof of Financial Support
  • English Language Proficiency

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    800 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 800 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    800 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 800 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    544 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 544 USD per credit during 12 months.

National and Local rates apply to Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Tennessee and Arkansas.

Living costs for Murray

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.


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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Updated over a year ago

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