12 months
5062 USD/year
4504 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Biology program of the University of Central Arkansas allows students to carry out original research through mentoring from a major professor in that professor’s specialty. 


The Biology program of the University of Central Arkansas provides training relevant to research-based careers in biology and health sciences. Some examples of career options appropriate for students in this track include research technicians/associates in academic and corporate settings, scientists for state and federal agencies, and doctoral programs. 


The Master of Science degree in Biology is offered primarily for those who wish to obtain a graduate degree before enrolling in a doctoral or professional program or who seek a terminal degree as preparation for a career in biology.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Field Studies in Biology 
  • Conservation Education 
  • Scanning Electron Microscopy and Microanalysis
  • Pathophysiology
  • Neurodevelopment and Pathology
  • Immunology

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

  • Curriculum vita/résumé 
  • Statement of purpose/cover letter.  
  • Two recommendation letters will also be required; these will be uploaded into the application portal by your references.
  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution
  • Minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.70 on a scale of 4.00 OR at least a 3.00 in the last 60 hours of undergraduate study
  • Online application
  • Non-Refundable $50.00 Application Fee.
  • Copy of the biographical page of your passport.
  • Academic Records
  • Proof of Financial Support
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    5062 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2531 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    4504 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2252 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Conway

878 - 1274 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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