St. Cloud State University

Graduate Studies

Biological Sciences - Cell and Molecular


St. Cloud State UniversitySchool of Graduate Studies720 Fourth Avenue South

Stewart Hall 257

Saint Cloud, MN 56301

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Biological Sciences - Cell and Molecular

Format: Campus

Program Description:

While studying Biological Sciences you will gain in-depth knowledge in your chosen area of biology while being introduced to related disciplines. You will have access to a variety of laboratories with the up-to-date equipment you need. Programs are designed as a stepping stone into teaching and research positions, medical product sales, professional careers as medical doctors, and natural resource scientists and managers.

The graduate program in biology offers two tracks:

  • Master of Science (Plan A, thesis option) Cell and Molecular Biology at 30 credits.
  • Master of Arts (Plan B, non-thesis option) Cell and Molecular Biology at 36 credits.



International Student Requirements:

In addition to submitting an application, application fee, GRE/GMAT scores, and 3 letters of recommendation, international students must also submit scores from a language admission exam and financial documentation stating that the student can cover the cost of graduate study. Qualifying language admission exams and required scores are as follows: TOEFL: 213 on the computer exam, 550 on the paper exam or 79 on the iBT with no subscore under 17; Michigan Placement Test: 80; IELTS: 6.5.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 30-36

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 337.40 USD

In State Tuition (per year): 5969 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 8918 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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