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Natural Sciences, Non- Thesis, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months


Non-Thesis Option at  Louisiana State University must include at least 36 semester hours of graduate courses distributed as follows:

  • at least 18 semester hours must be in a primary focus area in a natural science or mathematics in a cooperating department marked with an asterisk* below
  • to provide breath of knowledge, at least 6 hours of electives have to be taken in fields closely related to the focus area, but not necessarily within the focus area or within the cooperating departments and schools
  • at most 12 hours can be taken in a secondary area that supports a cohesive plan of study and the professional and academic goals of the student. The courses in the secondary area must be offered by a cooperating department or school (see listing below).

Programme Structure

Information availabe on the site.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Regular Admission to the LSU Graduate School requires: 
  •  a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • a minimum 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) grade-point average (GPA) for all undergraduate work taken prior to receiving a degree and a minimum 3.0 GPA for all previous graduate work for which a grade is given; 
  •  satisfactory academic standing at the last institution attended
  •  acceptable scores on the Graduate Record Exam (GRE); and 
  •  acceptance into a departmental program

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29456 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29456 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    29456 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29456 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    12541 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12541 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Baton Rouge

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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