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Biological Sciences

Western Michigan University

12 months
1055 USD/credit 31650 USD/year
1055 USD/credit 31650 USD/year
703 USD/credit 21090 USD/year
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Biological Sciences from Western Michigan University is a non-thesis coursework-based degree, distinct from our research-based Master of Science degree.


Biological Sciences from Western Michigan University coursework covers diverse areas of biology, allowing you to enhance your breadth and depth of knowledge in biological concepts.

Graduates with Biological Sciences from Western Michigan University will:

  • enhance their experience for promotion in industry or teaching jobs or for admission to professional schools.
  • have the opportunity for more upper-level course experience focused in a particular area.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Eukaryotic Cell Biology 
  • Prokaryotic Cell Biology 
  • Animal Physiology 
  • Plant Physiology 
  • Ecology 
  • Evolution 
  • Biological Sciences

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Applications are currently being considered on a rolling basis.


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Copy of passport identification page
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended or are attending, including diplomas, examination results, mark sheets and certificates
  • $100 non-refundable application fee
  • Proof of sufficient funds for the first academic year of study at WMU according to estimated cost of attendance
  • Completed University application, including fees
  • 3.0 G.P.A. is required for admission
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Resume
  • International applicants must provide: IELTS or TOEFL scores and translated transcripts. Visit the International Admissions website for further information.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1055 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    31650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1055 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    21090 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 703 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Kalamazoo

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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