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Overview

The University of Alabama in Huntsville / Department of Biological Sciences is located in Huntsville, AL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Education
Master of Science (MS) Biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biotechnology science and engineering

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 15th April 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 30th September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Previous course work in biochemistry and organic chemistry, minimum GPA of 3.0
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Research

Focus of faculty research: Physiology, microbiology, genomics and protemics, ecology and evolution, drug discovery
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 301 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, AL  35899
United States
Contact Dr. Debra M. Moriarity
Chair
Email: moriard@uah.edu
Phone: 256-824-6045
Fax: 256-824-6305