New Mexico State University
The Graduate School
Box 30001, MSC 4500
Las Cruces, NM 88003
The Department of Biology offers graduate study leading to the Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. The Master of Science degree can be obtained through a thesis or non-thesis option. The non-thesis option can be completed as an accelerated (one year) program concentrating on biotechnology.
The accelerated non-thesis MS program is designed to prepare students for biotechnology related careers in basic and applied research; in product development and testing; and in policy-making, regulation and law enforcement.
The MS and PhD programs, students can chose among the department's three core programs of formal coursework: Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cell and Organismal Biology, and Microbiology.
Accreditation:North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
International Student Requirements:International applicants submitting foreign post-secondary level transcripts are required to have their credentials evaluated by a recognized member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). NMSU requires a comprehensive course by course evaluation. In addition, international students must submit an English language proficiency exam (either TOEFL or IELTS.)
Facts & Figures
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive
Locale: Small City
Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999