Biology at Western Illinois University is one of the most basic fields of science with direct application to humans. Our continued existence on the planet Earth will depend on how we resolve biological problems.
Biology ranges in scale from biochemical processes inside individual cells to complex multicellular organisms to populations of organisms to ecosystems to the entire planet.
Why Choose Biology at WIU?Small classes, high teacher:student ratio, lots of hands on learning (laboratories, etc.), wide range of subjects (botany, microbiology, zoology), excellent research opportunities.Our Faculty24 faculty members, specialties in botany, microbiology, and zoology.
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- The Master of Science in Biology can be earned by satisfying either the requirements of the Thesis Plan, Project Plan, or Coursework Plan.
- The Thesis Plan is designed for students who are interested in research and/or wish to continue their education beyond the Master's Degree.
- The Project Plan is designed for students who want to focus on hands-on experiences, an internship or coursework, where a non-thesis project or portfolio is preferred.
- The Coursework Plan is available for students who want additional advanced training in the biological sciences and do not have research-oriented career goals. Additional information concerning policies and procedures can be found in the Biology Graduate Handbook, available from the department.
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Deadline passed, International
- Apply before , International
- National students - rolling admission
DisciplinesBiology View 858 other Masters in Biology in United States
- Applicants for admission to the School of Graduate Studies must hold a bachelor's degree from an institution that is accredited by the appropriate U.S. Department of Education regional institutional accrediting agency.
- Applicants usually apply for admission to a degree program simultaneously with admission to the School of Graduate Studies.
- If the applicant meets the minimum admission requirements of the School of Graduate Studies, a copy of the application materials is forwarded to the program of interest for consideration.
International13830 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 13830 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
National13830 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 13830 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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