MS in Biological Sciences

The University of Southern Mississippi

Hattiesburg, Mississippi, USA
MS in Biological Sciences
Duration1.5 to 2 Years
LevelMasters Program
  • Graduate study in the biological sciences leads toward the masters and doctoral degrees. The biology program typically has 60-70 full-time students pursuing graduate degrees, half of which are doctoral students
  • Graduate students join active research programs in molecular biology and microbiology, coastal and marine biology, and ecology and evolutionary biology
  • Faculty productivity in these areas results in extramural funding, scholarship of discovery and application, and graduate student activity
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees789967 INR
Hostel & Meals462877 INR
Insurance167939 INR
Transportation58592 INR
Student Activities Fee2930 INR
Capital Impvt Fee5127 INR
Personal Expenses219720 INR
Misc Fees32958 INR
Books/Supplies95212 INR
Total1045355 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
BachelorsNo specific cutoff mentioned
  • Applicants must:
    • have an undergraduate major or its equivalent in the biological sciences from an institution approved by a recognized accrediting agency
    • have a minimum grade point average of 2.75 (4.00 scale) on the last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework and a grade point average of at least 3.0 on undergraduate courses in the field of proposed graduate study
ExamsTOEFL: 71


GRE: Accepted

Additional info
  • English language test Wavier:
    • A student has an SAT verbal score of 500
    • A student has completed a secondary international school (such as the International Baccalaureate, e.g., or an American high school abroad) in which English is the language of instruction, with a minimum grade equivalent to a C in all of their English courses and with attendance in the final three years offered
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