12
Students
Small town
Small Town
Setting
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Overview

Morehead State University / Department of Biology and Chemistry is located in Morehead, KY, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Biology
Master of Science (MS) Biology regional analysis

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Oral and written final exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

12
Applied
10
Accepted
7
Enrolled
83%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 1st August 1st Yes
Spring deadline December 1st December 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in biology, 2.5 overall; undergraduate major/minor in biology, environmental science, or equivalent
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 525

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

12
Total Graduate Students
16%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
83%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 8.33%
White or Caucasian 58%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (33%)
Female (66%)

Faculty

8
Total faculty
Full-time (8)
Part-time (0)
Male (6)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Atherosclerosis, RNA evolution, cancer biology, water quality/ecology, immunoparasitology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 150 University Boulevard
Morehead, KY  40351
United States
Contact Dr. Doug Dennis
Chair
Email: d.dennis@moreheadstate.edu
Phone: 606-783-2944
Fax: 606-783-5002