24 months
22764 USD/year
22764 USD/year
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Biology from Roosevelt University is a comprehensive master's program with specialties in cellular and molecular biology; physiology and developmental biology; and ecology, evolution and conservation biology.


Biology from Roosevelt University aims to develop practical research and professional skills and a thorough conceptual foundation in biological science. The program is course-based and includes a one-semester research experience. Students who are prepared for additional research training may pursue a master’s thesis under the sponsorship of a department faculty member. 


PhD programs and academic research in life science fields; employment in state/federal laboratories and environmental agencies; research and technical positions in local/regional life science companies; college/university science teaching; science journalism, law and management.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Molecular Biology
  • Immunology
  • Quantitative Ecology and Conservation
  • Physiology: Mechanisms and Disorders
  • Nutrition in America
  • Ecology and Evolution of Microorganisms

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcript(s): Applicants must request official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions attended. Coursework completed outside the U.S. requires a foreign credential evaluation.
  • Resume/Curriculum vita: Applicants should provide a detailed account of their academic and extracurricular experiences.  
  • Letter of intent: Applicants must include a brief (one-page) personal statement which outlines their personal and professional goals, their interest in the program and their qualifications for admission. 
  • Official GRE, MCAT, PCAT or DAT score (recommended, not required): Official score in one of the graduate admissions tests that are no more than three years old.
  • Proof of English language proficiency (for international students)
  • $40 Application Fee
  • One letter of recommendation required for review. May submit up to two letters of recommendation.

Tuition Fee

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    22764 USD/year
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  • National

    22764 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22764 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 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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