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Biology, M.Ed.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
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The purpose of the M.Ed. program in biology is designed for students who wish to combine advanced work in biology with graduate work in education. The program is designed to enable students to obtain the knowledge, skills, and methods for teaching science.


Student Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the standards of ethics and conduct in their profession and behave consistent with these standards
  • Comprehend the impact of their professional decisions and actions upon society, their employer, their profession, and themselves and work diligently to achieve positive outcomes
  • Be proficient in performing research
  • Read, analyze and write consistent with the standards of their field
  • Communicate effectively in a variety of modes using emerging technologies as required in a discipline specific professional setting
  • Identify and understand critical issues
  • Possess the ability to challenge and evaluate information
  • Synthesize and integrate knowledge
  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge and skills. Apply their knowledge and skills in academic, applied or research settings.
  • Formulate new ideas.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Organic Evolution
  • Plant Physiology
  •  Mechanisms of Disease I
  •  Stream Ecology
  •  Cell Biology
  •  General Entomology
  •  Mammalogy

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  •      2.5 overall GPA (3.0 in major)
  •     3 letters of recommendation
  •    A written 'Statement of Intent'

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    2026 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1013 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    2026 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1013 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for East Stroudsburg

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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