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General Biology

Point Loma Nazarene University

M.Sc. Blended
24 months
Duration
765 USD/credit
765 USD/credit
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About

Point Loma Nazarene University offers California’s only part-time master’s degree in General Biology that’s specifically designed for working professionals.

Overview

Whether you intend to become an educator at the college level, improve your teaching in middle/high school, or move into research or biotech, the program is designed to allow you to continue to advance in your professional pursuits while completing your degree. 

Key Features 

  • The deep foundational knowledge you gain will serve you equally well in the laboratory, boardroom, field, or classroom. 
  • A flexible General Biology program at Point Loma Nazarene University offers online courses during the year with monthly face-to-face meetings and summer intensive sessions that allow you to keep your full-time job while earning your degree.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Science Education Seminar
  • History/Philosophy of Science
  • Research Design in Science Education
  • Research Proposal and Pilot Study
  • Microbiology and Immunology

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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.
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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).
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Credits

34 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

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.
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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.
85
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).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit your online application for admissions (including a $50 non-refundable application fee, which is waived for PLNU alums, current or former military and their dependents, and PLNU employees).
  • Submit official transcripts with proof of earned baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Submit two personal essays (200-300 words each) on the following topics. 
  • Submit two professional recommendations.
  • Test requirement: Either a Major Field Test (MFT) for biology (administered by PLNU with a $25 exam fee; contact admissions for more information), or a GRE subject test in biology.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    765 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 765 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    765 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 765 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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