M.Sc. On Campus

Biology Education

Minnesota State University Mankato

12 months
8747 USD/year
5329 USD/year
Tuition fee
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This Biology Education degree at Minnesota State University Mankato does not lead to initial teaching licensure. Students who desire initial licensure should consult the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program. Please see the section concerning the MAT program that is listed in this bulletin.


The Department of Biological Sciences offers programs in Biology Education at Minnesota State University Mankato for students preparing for careers in education, laboratory and field research, biotechnology, environmental sciences, medical laboratory sciences, cytotechnology, food science technology and pre-professional programs including pre-medicine,pre-dental, and pre-veterinary medicine.


  • Biologist
  • Bioinformatics Scientist
  • Microbiologist
  • Zoologist and Wildlife Biologist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Stream Ecology
  • Conservation Biology 
  • Wetlands 
  • Fisheries Biology 
  • Vertebrate Ecology 
  • Advanced Field Ecology 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the online application. All applications must be completed online.
  • Pay the $40 non-refundable application fee. Applications will not be processed until payment is received.
  •  International applicants must submit the required financial affidavit. Please note that a graduate assistantship most likely will not cover the entire cost of attending Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8747 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8747 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    5329 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5329 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Mankato

900 - 1400 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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Updated over a year ago

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