M.Sc. On Campus

Integrative Genomics

Black Hills State University

12 months
653 USD/credit 20896 USD/year
653 USD/credit 20896 USD/year
367 USD/credit 11744 USD/year
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Integrative Genomics is an interdisciplinary graduate program at Black Hills State University that combines genomics, ecology, evolution, and physiology to better understand the evolutionary forces that have shaped the mechanisms that are important to species interactions in the wild. 


The Integrative Genomics program at Black Hills State University is designed to provide those seeking a Masters degree the necessary skills and concepts to work cooperatively with others in a research area that takes a systems-wide approach and incorporates an organism’s history and natural environment to understand the organization and expression of its many genes. Exposure to modern techniques and instrumentation in the laboratory and field prepares students for success in both academic and other biotechnology-related pursuits.

The program has two tracks:

  • Thesis track requires at least one satisfactory and relevant manuscript from original research for publication in a peer-reviewed journal.
  • Non-thesis track substitutes an internship with a relevant biotech company or the equivalent (e.g., Environmental Protection Agency laboratory) and one course in business marketing and management.
  • All students enrolled in the program take 12 credits from the core curriculum, and at least 8 credits from the list of electives.
  • Start with a program Overview to learn more about this exciting opportunity.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Bioinformatics 
  • Biometry
  • Genomics
  • Genomic Techniques
  • Internship
  • Entomology
  • Entomology Lab
  • Mycology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


32 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

To be accepted, students must have:

  • An undergraduate degree in education (BS or BA)
  • A cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 3.00 or higher
  • At least 3 years professional teaching experience

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20896 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 653 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    20896 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 653 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11744 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 367 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Spearfish

1144 - 1990 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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