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A Masters of Science in Biology with an Emphasis in Education program at Grand Canyon University supports students with biology backgrounds as they pursue careers in education. Colleges are in needs of highly-qualified STEM instructors. 

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Overview

Graduates of the Masters of Science in Biology with an Emphasis in Education program at Grand Canyon University will be prepared to teach undergraduate biology courses at two and four-year institutions. In addition, the preparation they receive through their MS in biology coursework allows grads to teach in online environments.

Building on the solid biology background they already have, students in the GCU MS in biology education program continue their scientific studies and learn teaching techniques to help them thrive in the classroom. Both research and practical application of biology topics and teaching skills are at the heart of this master's degree program.

Careers

This biology teaching degree at GCU prepares students to teach biology at the postsecondary level. This means you may find work teaching at:

  • Universities
  • Colleges
  • Junior/community colleges
  • Vocational/technical/trade schools
  • Science research/development institutions

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Graduate Studies in CSET 
  • A Comprehensive Overview of Phylogenetics and Ecology 
  • A Comprehensive Overview of Cell and Molecular Biology 
  • Effective Pedagogy for Higher Education 
  • Concepts of Human Physiology

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

34 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.8
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.
500

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate applicants may be accepted at GCU with an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or program that has been approved by Grand Canyon University (GCU), with a 2.8 GPA or higher. 
  • If you do not meet the GPA requirement, you may be eligible for admission with a graduate degree from an accredited, GCU-approved college or program and passing test scores: GMAT, GRE.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    545 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 545 USD per credit and a duration of  .
  • National

    545 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 545 USD per credit and a duration of  .

Funding

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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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