Biology, M.Sc. | Baylor University | Waco, United States
12 months
2154 USD/credit 64620 USD/year
2154 USD/credit 64620 USD/year
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The Master of Science degree in Biology at Baylor University focuses on the preparation of a research thesis. 


Graduates who earn the Master of Science degree in Biology from Baylor University should possess an academic background adequate to enable them to proceed into advanced academic (doctoral) or professional (e.g., medical, dental, or other health-related programs) programs, or to enter the work force in an array of biological contexts (e.g., government agencies, environmental consulting, teaching, biological products development and marketing).

Areas of Specialization

  • The Department offers broad coverage of biology in which this degree can be pursued. Areas of specialization include ecology, population biology, aquatic biology and limnology, genetics, physiology, comparative anatomy and morphology, microbiology, systematics, genetics and molecular biology. Each graduate student works closely with one or more faculty members, who direct the student's course work and research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Medical Entomology Laboratory
  • Molecular Genetics Laboratory
  • Fundamentals of Toxicology
  • Immunology
  • Medical Entomology
  • Biological Principles and Clinical Decision-Making
  • Pathogenic Microbiology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Test  Score Report for GRE/GMAT if required by your prospective program; 
  • Test Score Report for TOEFL/IELTS or exemption request with proof of English proficiency;
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation (you will be able to request these via an automated email as part of your online application).
  • A completed and submitted online application.
  • Application fee payment (you pay after submitting the application online; applications are not reviewed until the application fee is paid).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    64620 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2154 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    64620 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2154 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Waco

857 - 1588 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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