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
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Programme StructureCourses include:
- Molecular Cell Physiology
- Mammalian Endocrinology
- Advanced Developmental Biology
- Research Methods in Molecular Biology
- Advanced Physiology I
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesBiology Molecular Sciences Bioinformatics View 929 other Masters in Biology in United States
- 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.)
International943 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 943 USD per credit during 12 months.
National943 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 943 USD per credit during 12 months.
In-State485 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 485 USD per credit during 12 months.
Living costs for Providence
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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