Biology, M.Sc. | Online | Bemidji State University | Bemidji, United States
12 months
5938 USD/year
5938 USD/year
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Interested in pursuing the Biology program of the Bemidji State University? Here’s what you need to know.


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 coursework and original scientific research.


The Biology program of the Bemidji State University has two degree pathway options:  fully-online MS in Biology (36 credits) and/or thesis based MS in Biology (30 credits – residential/hybrid program).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Rolling admission, so apply at any time.
  • If you are hoping to do the thesis based program and pursing a potential GA, apply by February 1 for Fall admission.


30 SCH
  • Thesis: 30 credits
  • Non-thesis: 36 credits


Blended, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

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
  • Overall undergraduate GPA: 2.75
  • One-page letter of intent stating research interests and future career goals
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation from a previous employer/professor
  • International students must also provide Proof of English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5938 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2969 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    5938 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2969 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Bemidji

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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