Biology, Master | University of Bridgeport | Bridgeport, United States
24 months
780 USD/credit 11700 USD/year
780 USD/credit 11700 USD/year
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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.


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


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

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

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  • International

    11700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 780 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    11700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 780 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Bridgeport

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

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