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Biology

Rhode Island College

12 months
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943 USD/credit 28290 USD/year
943 USD/credit 28290 USD/year
485 USD/credit 14550 USD/year
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The mission of the Master of Arts program in Biology at Rhode Island College is to provide an opportunity for individuals with an undergraduate foundation in life science to broaden and deepen their knowledge base, to obtain experience in independent research and data analysis, and to develop advanced written and oral communication skills in science.

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Overview

Successful completion of this Biology  program will prepare graduates for doctoral programs in biological/biomedical sciences, professional programs in human and veterinary medicine, or careers in biotechnology, industry, government or academia.

Why Rhode Island College?

Graduate students in the M.A. in biology program design and execute an original field or laboratory-based research project, conduct literature searches on timely biological topics, evaluate and synthesize primary source materials and develop the advanced scientific writing and oral communication skills necessary to interact effectively with fellow scientists in the professional arena.

Learning Outcome Statements

Students pursuing a Master of Arts in Biology at Rhode Island College can expect to acquire:

  • Advanced knowledge of biological sciences extending beyond that required in an undergraduate curriculum
  • Experience in designing and executing a meaningful original field- or laboratory-based research project
  • The ability to conduct literature searches on timely biological topics and to evaluate and synthesize primary source materials
  • The written and oral communication skills necessary to interact effectively with fellow scientists in the professional arena

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Molecular Cell Physiology
  • Mammalian Endocrinology
  • Advanced Developmental Biology
  • Research Methods in Molecular Biology
  • Advanced Physiology I

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An official report of scores on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), including the general test and the subject test in biology. (This may be waived for RIC graduates in biology.)
  • Three letters of recommendation.
  • A plan of study approved by the advisor and appropriate dean.
  • An interview. (This may be waived for RIC graduates in biology.)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28290 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 943 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    28290 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 943 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    14550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 485 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Providence

1030 - 1900 USD /month
Living costs

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