University of Idaho
College of Graduate Studies
M.S. - Biological Sciences
The Department of Biological Sciences offers opportunities for advanced study at the master's and doctoral levels with either a major in biology or a major in microbiology/molecular biology/biochemistry. The Master of Science is a research degree requiring a thesis with a minimum of 30 semester credits. Students seeking a Doctor of Philosophy degree will earn a minimum of 78 hours of semester credit beyond the baccalaureate degree. These hours include credit for dissertation research.
Our research facilities are spacious and well-equipped with modern instrumentation. Greenhouse and small-animal facilities are available in Gibb Hall. The Electron Microscopy Center A JEOL 1200 EX II transmission electron microscope and an AMRAY 1830 scanning electron microscope are available at the Electron Microscopy Center located in the veterinary science building.
The University of Idaho is a publicly supported land-grant university that has been designated as the state's primary institution for graduate education and research. Idaho combines an attractive campus with modern, well-equipped facilities, extensive student services, and outstanding cultural and sporting events to provide an excellent living and learning environment for students, faculty, and staff. Educational opportunities at Idaho are enhanced through cooperative teaching and research efforts with nearby Washington State University. The University of Idaho is accredited by the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges and is a member of the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges.
Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges and is a member of the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges
Facts & Figures
Financial Aid: No
International Financial Aid: No
# of Credits Required: 30; 78
Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 359 USD
In State Tuition (per year): 7162 USD
Out State Tuition (per year): 12788 USD
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive
Locale: Distant Town
Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999