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  Sep 19, 2017
 
CURRENT 2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

Biology (M.S.)


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Program Admission Requirements

To be eligible for consideration the applicant should have an undergraduate grade point average of 3.00 (out of 4.00) or higher, an undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in Biology or related life science from an accredited College or University and a combined verbal and math GRE score of 300 for consideration of full admission. Application materials: a statement including the names of two faculty whose research is of interest; three letters of reference; official transcripts and GRE scores.

Program Description

The program for the M.S. degree in biology requires a minimum of 30 semester hours of graduate study, including three semesters of BIOL 696 , one semester of BIOL 698 and a 3 to 6-hour thesis. An oral defense of the thesis is required.

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