12 months
883 USD/credit 28256 USD/year
883 USD/credit 28256 USD/year
883 USD/credit 28256 USD/year
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The Biology curriculum from Fairleigh Dickinson University  is designed for students who plan to attend graduate school and for students who wish to prepare for admission to a school of medicine, dentistry, optometry, pharmacy, osteopathy, podiatry, veterinary medicine or chiropractic, as well as those not planning to take an advanced degree in biology.

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The same 20-credit requirement as for the Master of Science degree in Biology and 12 credits of business courses taken as a unit concentration. Courses may not be selected at random from the three areas of concentration. An adviser from the College of Business Administration must be consulted.


Fairleigh Dickinson University is a center of academic excellence dedicated to the preparation of world citizens through global education. The Biology programme strives to provide students with the multi-disciplinary, intercultural, and ethical understandings necessary to participate, lead, and prosper in the global marketplace of ideas, commerce, and culture.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Immunology
  • Molecular Cell Biology, 4 credits
  • Molecular Cell Biology Lab, 0 credits
  • Advances in Cell Biology
  • Human Genetics
  • Human Evolution

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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32 SCH


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GPA admission requirements GPA
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English requirements

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a 3.00 cumulative grade point ratio and at least 24 semester hours in biology and a general program, including related scientific subjects, which would be equivalent to the biology major offered for the Bachelor of Science degree at Fairleigh Dickinson University. Students who are deficient in some subject, but whose records are otherwise superior, may make up their deficiencies while they are enrolled in the graduate program.
  • Undergraduate academic attainment in biology, which meets with the approval of the graduate biology faculty.
  • Resume and personal statement is required for a Masters in Biology.
  • GRE is optional. (The GRE requirement is waived for applicants who have completed a master’s degree.)
  • Three letters of recommendation.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28256 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 883 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    28256 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 883 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    28256 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 883 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Madison

1793 - 4414 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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