About this course
The Master of Science is the highest degree awarded by the Biology Department. It reflects the range and depth of biology sub-disciplines and broadens students' horizons through both course work and original scientific research. The research culminates in an original thesis or completion of an exhaustive work of a scholarly nature. Students must consult with their graduate academic advisor in biology before developing their program.
- Minimum GPA of 3.00 in the sciences and mathematics strongly recommended
International students must also complete and submit one of the following:
- TOEFL: For graduate students, the minimum score is 550 on the paper-based test or 80 on the Internet-based test. TOEFL test code for Bemidji State University: 6676; OR
- IELTS: Minimum score for graduate students is 6.5. IELTS is jointly owned by British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia, and the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations.