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Biological Sciences

Saint Cloud State University

12 months
12444 USD/year
12904 USD/year
8878 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Graduate students at Biological Sciences  at Saint Cloud State University will gain in-depth knowledge and skills in their chosen discipline while being introduced to a breadth of topics at the cutting edge of biology. 


Our programs offered by Saint Cloud State University prepare students for career placement in academic research, industry, medical professions, natural resource management, teaching and more.

Biological Sciences Program Highlights

  • Thesis (Master of Science) and non-thesis (Master of Arts) options available — each with options in ecology and natural resources or cell and molecular biology.
  • Thesis students conduct individual research projects that are funded from a diverse set of internal and external sources with the guidance of a faculty advisor.
  • the majority of thesis students earn assistantships to waive tuition and cover living expenses. 
  • Student research projects involve investigation into a variety of topics. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Special Topics in Biology
  • Research Design
  • Seminar in Biology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Upload unofficial transcripts. 
  • Unofficial documents will be used for the admission review process.  If admitted, you will need to submit official documents before coursework commences. 
  • Upload your statement of intent, resume, and a writing sample (if required).
  • Applicants may also submit unofficial copies of GRE/GMAT scores, TOEFL/IELTS/PTE and International transcript evaluations (if required) for the review process. 
  • If admitted, you will need to submit official documents before coursework commences.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12444 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12444 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    12904 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12904 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8878 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8878 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Saint Cloud

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.


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