Illinois Institute of Technology

Distance Education




Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Online

Program Description:

The department offers graduate programs leading to Master of Biology and to M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in biology, concentrating educational and research activities in the areas of biochemistry, biotechnology, cell and molecular biology, and microbiology. Graduate education in biology is available on either a full- or a part-time basis. Masters degree programs are designed so that they may be completed by part-time students. Doctoral-level courses are usually available either in the evenings. on Saturdays, or on the internet. Each new graduate student is assigned a graduate student advisor and must obtain the approval of the advisor each semester before registering for any graduate classes.


Illinois Institute of Technology is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

International Student Requirements:

TOEFL minimum: 550/213/80

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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