Biology, M.S.

Northeastern Illinois University

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Biology, M.S.
Duration1.5-2 Years
LevelMasters Program
  • The Master of Science in Biology program serves those interested in advanced training in applied or basic biological research and teaching
  • The program also provides a basis for further graduate or professional studies
  • The M.S. in Biology is broadly based, allowing students to tailor their courses to suit their interests
  • Faculty in the M.S. in Biology program have expertise in a range of sub-disciplines including Ecology, Organismal, Cell, and Molecular Biology
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees1304111 INR
Hostel & Meals713504 INR
Insurance560286 INR
Transportation163472 INR
Mandatory Fees125533 INR
Books/Supplies131832 INR
Personal Expenses298599 INR
Housing Application Fee3662 INR
Graduate Commencement Fee2197 INR
U Pass11352 INR
Green fees439 INR
Total2010876 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
Bachelors2.8 GPA
  • Applicants must have a four-year bachelor’s degree in Biology or the course equivalent from an accredited undergraduate college
  • An overall undergraduate GPA of 2.75, with a GPA of 3.0 in the undergraduate biology courses, is required for full admission to the program.
  • The undergraduate course work must include both the Biology and related science courses (Chemistry, Physics, and Math) that are standard components of the Biology major: two semesters each of General Biology, General Chemistry, and Physics, and one semester each of Cell Biology, Ecology, Genetics, Organic Chemistry, and Precalculus Mathematics or Statistics. General Education courses cannot be used to satisfy the Biology or cognate area requirements
  • Undergraduate students who have not yet completed the Bachelor’s degree are welcome to apply. Acceptance will be contingent on completion of the undergraduate degree and submission of official transcripts to the College of Graduate Studies and Research indicating that the degree was conferred
ExamsTOEFL: 79

IELTS: 6.5

Additional info
  • GRE scores are not required for admission, but they may be submitted to supplement an application
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