24 months
23005 USD/year
17254 USD/year
11502 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Conduct cutting-edge research in the biological sciences and prepare for a dynamic career in academics, government, industry and beyond, with a degree in Biology from University of North Dakota.


The M.S. in Biology combines broad expertise in the biological sciences with a strong focus on critical sub-disciplines including ecology, wildlife biology, disease biology, genetics and genomics, and developmental biology. You’ll conduct research at a high level, master the technical skills you need and prepare for a rewarding career.

Why Earn a Master's Degree in Biology at University of North Dakota?

Solid expertise in the science of living things prepares you to tackle pressing global challenges in a changing world. With a master's degree in biology from UND, you'll have skills, knowledge and research experience that set you apart as a scholar, a researcher and a leader.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Botany
  • Cell Biology
  • Conservation Biology
  • Developmental Biology
  • Ecology
  • Entomology
  • Fisheries Biology and Management
  • Forensic Biology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3 (recommended)
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Must meet current minimum general requirements as published by the School of Graduate Studies.
  • Must provide GRE General test scores. Strength of scores will be considered regarding admission and awarding of departmental support.
  • Minimum GPA of at least 2.75 for all undergraduate work or 3.0 for the junior - senior credits.
  • Satisfy the School of Graduate Studies’ English Language Proficiency requirements as published in the graduate catalog.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23005 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23005 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    17254 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17254 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    11502 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11502 USD per year during 24 months.
  • Minnesota residents: 14,608.32 USD per year

Living costs for Grand Forks

1000 - 2180 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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