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M.Sc. On Campus

Biology

California State University, Bakersfield

12 months
Duration
10482 USD/year
10482 USD/year
8856 USD/year
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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

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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

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  • International

    10482 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5241 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    10482 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5241 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8856 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4428 USD per semester 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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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