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M.Sc. On Campus

Human Biology

South Dakota State University

24 months
648 USD/credit
648 USD/credit
337 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The M.S. in Human Biology course at South Dakota State University  provides graduate-level preparation for students for successful admission to professional schools, including those not admitted directly to professional school from an undergraduate program. 

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The M.S. program allows for additional opportunities to demonstrate their academic excellence and polish their professional skills. This program directly strengthens the academic capacity of the student with special attention to advanced content knowledge and case-based application, professional development and professional skills needed by the healthcare provider.

This Human Biology course at South Dakota State University  will be a good fit if you:

  • Enjoy lifelong learning
  • Curiosity about life
  • Critical thinking and enjoy solving problems
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Enjoy science and the scientific method

Career Opportunities

  • Medical School (M.D. & D.O.)/Physician Assistant School (M.S. - P.A.C)
  • Dental School (D.D.S & D.M.D.)
  • Chiropractic School (D.C.)
  • Optometry School (O.D.)
  • Physical Therapy School (D.P.T)/Occupational Therapy School (M.S. - O.T.)

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  •  Advanced Mammalian Physiology
  • Professional Development Seminar 
  • Advanced Human Anatomy
  • Advanced Human Cadaver Dissection 
  • Master’s Research Problems/Project 
  •  Advanced Molecular Biology 
  • Topics 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


32 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 to receive unconditional admission. 
  • A professional academic transcript evaluation for degrees earned outside the United States(This requirement cannot be waived unless your highest degree was earned or will be earned in the U.S. prior to enrollment at SDSU).
    • If you are completing your bachelor's degree at the time of application, you may submit an incomplete evaluation. If you are accepted, a complete transcript and/or evaluation with completed degree will be required by the end of your first semester of coursework.
  • Official U.S. transcripts where a degree is earned (or will be earned), and official U.S. transcripts where graduate level coursework has been taken.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    648 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 648 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    648 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 648 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    337 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 337 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Brookings

1085 - 1888 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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