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Biological Sciences

Illinois State University

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
17651 USD/year
17651 USD/year
9676 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

All  Biological Sciences master's degree students at Illinois State University are required to complete a research thesis and 30 semester hours, which must include at least 2 semester hours of BSC 420 Seminar. 

Overview

The School of Biological Sciences at Illinois State University will determine additional coursework specific to each individual's plan of study.Each sequence includes specific requirements (see below). 

Learning outcomes

Students will graduate with an M.S. in Biological Sciences. Sequence titles appear on the transcript but not on the diploma.The School of Biological Sciences leads Illinois State with the more Distinguished Professors than any other department on campus.

Programme Structure

Students may design with advisors an individual plan of study or elect to pursue a sequence within the M.S. program in:

  • Behavior, Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics (BEES)
  • Bioenergy Sciences
  • Biomathematics
  • Biotechnology
  • Conservation Biology
  • Neuroscience and Physiology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

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.
3

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.
79
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

Other requirements

General requirements

Submit your vita in the application system. It should include any information that will help assess your potential as a student in our graduate program. Also include:

  • your educational background
  • previous employment or positions related to science and your current status
  • research activities, including publications
  • memberships in professional societies
  • any honors and awards you have received

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17651 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17651 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    17651 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17651 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    9676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9676 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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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