Bemidji State University

M.Sc. On Campus
432 USD/credit
432 USD/credit
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The Master of Science is the highest degree awarded by the Biology Department. It reflects the range and depth of biology sub-disciplines and broadens students' horizons through both course work and original scientific research. The Biology program is offered by Bemidji State University.



Biology program from Bemidji State University

The 30-credit Biology program from Bemidji State University can typically be completed within one to three years. At least 50% of your course credits must be at the 6000 level, not including thesis or research paper credits. You will have the option of completing either a thesis or graduate research paper for your final project.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Project in Literature Review
  • Computer Applications in Statistics
  • Advanced Project in Methodology
  • Grants and Contracts
  • Advanced Graduate Laboratory Projects

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30 alternative credits


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.

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate Application for Admission
  • $20 non-refundable application fee
  • Official transcripts of bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • One-page letter of intent stating research interests and future career goals
  • A copy of current teaching license 
  • Graduate Record Examination, General Test scores
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation from a previous employer/professor

Tuition Fee

  • International

    432 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 432 USD per credit and a duration of  .
  • National

    432 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 432 USD per credit and a duration of  .


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