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Overview

Arizona State University at the Tempe campus / School of Life Sciences is located in Tempe, AZ, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Biology Biology and society
Master of Science (MS) Biology Biology
Master of Science (MS) Biology Plant biology and conservation
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Animal behavior
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Environmental life sciences
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) History and philosophy of science
Master of Arts (MA) Applied ethics (biomedical and health ethics)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Neuroscience
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Microbiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Evolutionary biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biology Complex adaptive systems science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biology Biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biology Biology and society
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Molecular and cellular biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Human and social dimensions of science and technology

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required for some
Interactive Program of Study (iPOS) submitted before completing 50 percent of required credit hours
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Interactive Program of Study (iPOS) submitted before completing 50 percent of required credit hours

Admissions

Applying

70
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 or equivalent in last 2 years of work leading to bachelor's degree
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 or equivalent in last 2 years of work leading to bachelor's degree
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 874601
Tempe, AZ  85287-4601
United States
Contact Brian H. Smith
Director
Email: brian.h.smith@asu.edu
Phone: 480-727-0655