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Biology

Jacksonville State University

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
764 USD/credit
764 USD/credit
382 USD/credit
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About

The Department of Biology offers a broad interdisciplinary graduate education in the biological sciences that leads to the Master of Science (M.S.) degree. 

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Overview

The program is designed for those students that desire a broad-based curriculum with a diversity of course work.

The following information is a summary and guide designed for graduate biology majors. The Graduate Bulletin includes official policies and procedures concerning such topics as admission, curriculum, and graduation.

Once admitted to the graduate program in biology, the applicant must consult with the Biology Graduate Coordinator or the Department Head. The student's application will be reviewed by the Biology Department's Graduate Coordinator (See Student Info - Advisors) and, if necessary, the Graduate Studies Committee. Deficiencies in the applicant's undergraduate program will be determined. Applicants deficient in any of the above areas will be admitted provided they meet the requirements of the College of Graduate Studies. Deficiencies should be removed by the end of the first year of graduate school.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Biology I and II 
  • Genetics 
  • Ecology 
  • Cell Biology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
69 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application form and application fee of $35.00.
  • Minimum GPA varies depending on the program.
  • Detailed course description and/or syllabus for each courses/subjects completed in Bachelor's degree program when needed by the concerned graduate department.
  • Copy of passport.
  • Copy of financial document (financial statement and letter) stating a balance of at least $30,500.
  • GRE/GMAT/MAT as required by the program.
  • If you are a transfer from another U.S. institution, contact your International Student Advisor and submit a Transfer Clearance form.
  • Proof of English Proficiency score.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    764 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 764 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    764 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 764 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    382 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 382 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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