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Biology

California State University, Bakersfield

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
10482 USD/year
10482 USD/year
8856 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 included:
  • Current Topics in Biology
  • Advanced Experimental Design and Analysis
  • Seminar in Biology
  • Thesis
  • 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

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

Must supply all supporting documents

  • Affidavit of financial support
  • Original bank statement or bank letter showing require funds
  • Clear copy of passport showing full name and date of birth
  • Original transcripts with course-by-course analysis
  • Current professional resume
  • Letters of recommendation from former professors (varies by program)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10482 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5241 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    10482 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5241 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    8856 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4428 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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