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University of Bridgeport

Master
24 months
Duration
760 USD/credit
760 USD/credit
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About

At the University of Bridgeport, the Master of Arts and Master of Science in Biology degree programs offer a contemporary curriculum that emphasizes the principles and experimental approaches of modern biology.

Overview

They are designed to address the diverse needs of each type of graduate-level biology student. Both programs offered at the University of Bridgeport cover a wide-range of biological sub-disciplines, such as toxicology, ecology, and genetics, to prepare you for greater opportunities both professionally and academically.

Master of Science (M.S.) in Biology: This option emphasizes design and execution of experimental work. In this program, you will be required to complete a thesis featuring your original research. Students in this program will most likely be pursuing terminal degrees following the completion of their degree.

Master of Arts (M.A.) in Biology: This option emphasizes career building. As a student in the M.A. degree program, you will have the option of pursuing an internship or completing your degree with coursework only. Students in the M.A. degree program will most likely be working professionals interested in advancing their careers by gaining expertise in the field of biology.

Purpose and Objectives

  • Search, read and interpret current biological literature
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of the scientific issues of a particular area of biology
  • Develop expertise in research methods associated with an area of biology
  • Develop professional skills related to work in a specific area of biology or biomedical science
  • Integrate techniques, skills, and understanding of scientific principles across various area sub-disciplines of biology.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Biostatistical Analysis
  • Advanced Methods in Molecular Biology
  • Tissue Culture
  • Microbial/Molecular Genetics
  • Advanced Cell Biology
  • Bioinformaticsc

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

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.
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.
Required
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.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
80
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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or recognized international institution
  • Recommended cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.20 or higher
  • Application and application fee (non-refundable)
  • Official transcripts from all schools attended
  • International transcripts must include an official course-by-course evaluation of all academic work from an accredited academic evaluating service
  • Résumé
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • One letter must come from a professor, and the second from an additional professor or employer
  • Personal statement
  • Interview
  • Students are NOT required to submit GRE scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    760 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 760 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    760 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 760 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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