Biological Sciences

Program Summary

The Master of Science in biological sciences is for students who want to further their education and skills while specializing in human anatomy and choosing a thesis or non-thesis program. This program is ideal for students preparing for a pre-professional health or research major.

Graduate Catalog Program Information

Program-specific Admission Information and Requirements

Affiliated College: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Degree(s) Offered: M.S. in Biological Sciences

Area(s) of Emphasis:

  • Specialization in Human Anatomical Sciences.
  • Concentration in Biochemistry.
  • Specialization in Biology Teaching.

Program Requires GRE: Yes

Letters of Recommendation: 2

University Requirements

Application Deadlines

All application materials MUST be received by the deadline below to ensure consideration.

  Internationals Living Abroad Applicants Residing in the U.S. Deadline
Fall January 1 January 1 January 1 for assistantship consideration
Spring   October 1 Assistantships not considered for Spring admits

Contact Us

Department of Biological Sciences
349B Montgomery Hall
Program website
sfarley@niu.edu
815-753-0437

Director of Graduate Studies:
Neil Blackstone
neilb@niu.edu

Application Contact:
Sharon Farley
sfarley@niu.edu

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