Drexel University

College of Arts and Sciences

MS in Biological Sciences


3001 Market Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MS in Biological Sciences

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Forty-five credits are required for the M.S. in Biological Sciences. Soon after matriculation the student completes a plan of study with the advisor, outlining his or her specific program. Both thesis and non-thesis options are available, although some formal research activity is recommended for all M.S. degree candidates. Students wishing to pursue Ph.D. candidacy are encouraged to elect the M.S. with thesis. After all other requirements are completed, the research M.S. student defends the thesis at a final oral examination.The non-thesis student takes a comprehensive examination. The M.S. candidate may simultaneously obtain secondary education certification by including specified required courses.The minimum number of credits for this M.S. degree is 48.


Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 48

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 875.00

In State Tuition (per year): 2625

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large City

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