12 months
22860 USD/year
22860 USD/year
8244 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The Applied and Environmental Biology program at Missouri University of Science and Technology allows students to enhance their career marketability and further their education.   


Program outline

The Applied and Environmental Biology program at Missouri University of Science and Technology has the unique advantage of being part of a rich history of scientific application that includes patent development, deep connections with the leading scientific and technological industries, and innovative solutions to challenging global problems.

Graduate students in the Department work closely with faculty advisors and other students to design, execute, and interpret experiments that answer basic and applied scientific questions.  We encourage interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary collaborations, external partnerships, and participation in regional and national conferences.  Competitively awarded graduate teaching assistantships are available for excellent applicants with an identified faculty mentor.

Research interest areas include:

  • Biomaterials
  • Cell biology
  • Energetics
  • Freshwater ecology
  • Microbiology
  • Plant evolution
  • Sleep
  • Stem cell biology
  • Toxicology

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Problems in Applied and Environmental Biology
  • Graduate Seminar
  • Research Proposal Writing
  • Graduate Research

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Priority Application Deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • $55 non-refundable application fee
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation (thesis only)
  • Transcripts from all colleges and universities attended.
  • A statement of purpose (personal statement)
  • A resume or curriculum vitae
  • In addition, we require a minimum TOEFL score of 79 (iBT) from international applicants and the submission of GRE or MCAT scores.
  • International students should familiarize themselves with Missouri S&T’s policies and procedures with regard to residency, academic requirements, training, visa status, and regulations.
  • With their applications, interested students should also include a cover letter outlining their research interests; a curriculum vitae or resume; three reference letters; and an official transcript. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22860 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    22860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22860 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8244 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8244 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Missouri City

1036 - 1920 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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