Biology, M.Sc. | California State University, Bakersfield | Long Beach, United States
12 months
Duration
13684 USD/year
13684 USD/year
8932 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Department of Biology at California State University, Bakersfield offers a graduate program leading to a Master of Science in Biology degree.

Overview

The Master of Science in Biology at California State University, Bakersfield with a thesis option is intended to prepare students for professional positions in state and federal agencies, the environmental consulting industry, and for further graduate studies. 

Learning outcomes

  • The Master of Science with a non-thesis option is intended for working professionals, especially public school teachers, and emphasizes course work.
  • A broad range of faculty research interests, easy access to diverse biological environments, and a range of modern research facilities permit the student to select from a broad spectrum of research topics.
  • Faculty interests include field biology, conservation biology, physiology, comparative morphology, plant ecophysiology, plant anatomy, micro- and molecular biology, vertebrate paleontology, evolution, ecology, systematics, and behavior. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Current Topics in Biology
  • Advanced Experimental Design and Analysis
  • Seminar in Biology
  • Thesis Defense
  • Current Topics in Biology
  • Advanced Experimental Design and Analysis
  • Seminar in Biology 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university: official transcripts from all college/university work
    • Transcripts from a college/university outside of the U.S. will require a course-by­ course analysis
    • Affidavit of financial support
    • Insurance agreement form
    • A copy of the student’s passport
    • A statement of purpose
    • Current professional resume
    • 3 letters of recommendation from former professors

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13684 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13684 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    13684 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13684 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8932 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8932 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Long Beach

1400 - 2000 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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