M.Sc. On Campus

Integrated Biosciences

University of Minnesota

12 months
29864 USD/year
29864 USD/year
19754 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Integrated Biosciences program of the University of Minnesota is a university-wide, multi-disciplinary M.S. (Plan A only) and Ph.D. program designed to prepare students for a variety of careers in the biological sciences.


A Unique Program

In order to ensure an integrative approach, the Integrated Biosciences program of the University of Minnesota includes:

  • A first year course sequence required of all students that includes courses in integrated systems approaches in biology, advanced evolutionary biology, experimental design and professional practice and ethics.
  • Student research/journal clubs.
  • Special topic courses that are chosen by both faculty and students.
  • Specialization in one of the following emphases: Chemical Biology emphasis; Cell, Molecular and Physiological Biology; or Ecology, Organismal and Population Biology emphasis. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Integrated Biological Systems
  • Integrated Evolutionary Processes
  • IBS Research Club
  • The Biological Practitioner
  • Biostatistics
  • Analysis of Variance

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application Fee
  • Transcripts
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • English Language Test Scores
  • GRE scores
  • Personal statement: provide a statement outlining your immediate educational and long-range career objectives in relation to your chosen field
  • Diversity Statement: please write a statement that identifies the distinctive qualities, characteristics, and life experiences you would contribute to your graduate program and to the education of fellow students at the University of Minnesota

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29864 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 29864 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    29864 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29864 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    19754 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19754 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Minneapolis

1130 - 2045 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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