College of Science and Health > Academics > Biological Sciences > Graduate Programs > Biological Sciences (MA) > Admission Requirements
Completed applications will be reviewed beginning February 12.
To be eligible for the Master of Arts in Biological Sciences program, applicants must have a bachelor’s degree (preferably in biological sciences or an equivalent program) from a regionally accredited institution or be in the process of completing the bachelor's degree. Additionally, applicants should have the following:
To apply, please submit the following:
Students educated outside the United States must present proof of English proficiency. The program requires a minimum TOEFL score of 96 on the TOEFL iBT, 243 on the computer-based test or 590 on the paper-based test. A minimum of 7.5 on the IELTS may be submitted for this requirement.
For additional information for international students please visit our
International Student Admission Process page.
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If you need assistance to complete your application and/or have questions, contact the CSH Graduate Admission office at
(773) 325-7315 or