Biology, M.Sc. | Online (optional) | University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) | Colorado Springs, United States
24 months
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15464 USD/year
15464 USD/year
7748 USD/year
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About

This interdisciplinary Biology program from University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) offers students a broad science education with few restrictive requirements compared to traditional graduate science programs. It allows for development of a plan based on individual needs.

Overview

The Department of Biology from University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) offers a program leading to the degree of Master of Sciences (MSc) with options in Molecular & Cellular Biology, and Ecology & Evolution. Graduate students must take at least one course from another science discipline (e.g., physics, chemistry, mathematics, geography), providing students with a diverse curriculum and an understanding of how various science disciplines relate to each other.

The MSc degree is designed for students intending to become professional biologists.  The standard MSc degree plan requires a research-based thesis and is appropriate for those seeking advanced graduate work or those seeking employment in biology-related fields. 

In consultation with the Faculty Advisor, students may choose to focus their graduate studies in one of the following options:

  • Ecology and Evolution
  • Molecular and Cellular Biology

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Current Topics in Biology
  • Seminar in Biology
  • Biostatistics
  • Virology
  • Animal Physiology
  • Developmental Neurobiology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited College or University
  • An undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Completion of at least 20 hours of coursework in Biology or a closely related discipline
  • Applicants not meeting this requirement may alternatively demonstrate proficiency in Biology by scoring >49th percentile on GRE Biology Subject Test
  • The GRE General Test and GRE Biology Subject Test are not required, but applicants may submit scores if they feel it strengthens their application
  • All applicants whose native language is not English must meet a minimum standard of English proficiency. It is expected that students understand to read, write and communicate effectively in English to be successful in the Graduate Biology Program

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15464 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7732 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    15464 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7732 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    7748 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3874 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Colorado Springs

950 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

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Financing

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Funding

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