2 years
Study mode
Tuition fee (entire course)
Foreign students
USD 20,706
Other costs
Other costs apply

About this course

Courses available for the M.S. degree in Biology Provide

  •  advanced preparation in biological and College of Science, Engineering and Technology / 181 marine sciences,
  • provide preparation for advanced professional degrees elsewhere in zoology, plant science, marine science, environmental biology, environmental health, biomedical science,toxicology, genetics, immunology, physiology,microbiology, biochemistry, anatomy and other associated areas,
  •  research careers in industry, government and academic institutions
  •  preparation for professional degrees in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, pharmacy and related health fields.

Entry Requirements

In addition to the requirements set forth by JSU’s Graduate Studies, all applicants seeking admission to the M.S. in Biology and/or M.S. in Environmental Science programs in the Department of Biology must meet the following minimum admission requirements:

  • An undergraduate (B.S.) degree in biology or related field. For M.S. in Environmental Science program applicants, at least 16 credit hours of biology courses are required,
  • A minimum undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 or higher as evidenced by an official transcript from all accredited colleges and universities attended (Note: Conditional admission may be assigned to applicants who possess a cumulative GPA of at least 2.50-2.99 at the undergraduate level (on a 4.0 scale)