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Overview

Jackson State University / Department of Biology is located in Jackson, MS, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Environmental science
Master of Science (MS) Biology

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Applying

25
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes
Spring deadline October 15th October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 520
TOEFL IBT score: 67

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 Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Research

Focus of faculty research: Comparative studies on the carbohydrate composition of marine macroalgae, host-parasite relationship between the spruce budworm and entomepathogen fungus
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1400 John R Lynch Street
Jackson, MS  39217
United States
Contact Dr. Timothy Turner
Chair
Email: timothy.turner@jsums.edu
Phone: 601-979-2586
Fax: 601-979-5853