M.Sc. On Campus


Northwest Missouri State University

12 months
7797 USD/year
7797 USD/year
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The Master of Science in Biology at the Northwest Missouri State University is a 32-credit hour program designed to strengthen students’ content knowledge, problem-solving skills and research capabilities.


Students in the Biology program at the Northwest Missouri State University will have an increased specialization in a biological discipline and an enhanced ability to do research. Through tailoring coursework to meet students’ interests, faculty ensure students can demonstrate their ability to interpret and report data in written and oral formats. 

Graduate are prepared to work in their focus area of biology and be successful in additional professional or doctoral studies.

Thesis track

Students are advised to pursue this option if they wish to maximize their exposure to hands-on research methodology. Students design and carry out lab experiments or field research to address specific hypotheses related to unknown aspects of biology. 

Upon completion of the laboratory or field research, the results are communicated in both a formal thesis document and a seminar presentation.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Approved Electives
  • Graduate Seminar in Biology
  • Thesis Research in Biology
  • Thesis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


32 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • International application for admission
  • Application fee of $75 in U.S. currency
  • Official academic transcripts from each secondary and post-secondary institution attended.
  • Copy of passport
  • Bank statement
  • Northwest statement of support form
  • English proficiency exam score report
  • GRE and/or GMAT score reports
  • ACT/SAT scores

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7797 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7797 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7797 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7797 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Maryville

800 - 1300 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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Updated over a year ago

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