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Northeastern Illinois University

Overview

Northeastern Illinois University / Program in Biology is located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Biology Organismal biology
Master of Science (MS) Biology Cell biology
Master of Science (MS) Biology Molecular biology
Master of Science (MS) Biology Ecology

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional

Admissions

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 April 1st Not reported Yes
Spring deadline August 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA

Research

Focus of faculty research: Paleoecology and freshwater biology, protein biosynthesis and targeting, microbial growth and physiology, molecular biology of antibody production, reptilian neurobiology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 3701 West Bryn Mawr
LWH 0041
Chicago, IL  60625
United States
Contact Dr. John Kasmer
Department Chair
Email: j-kasmer@neiu.edu
Phone: 773-442-5717

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