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Alabama State University

Department of Biological Sciences

Montgomery, AL

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Overview

Alabama State University / Department of Biological Sciences is located in Montgomery, AL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Microbiology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test, writing competency test
1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

11
Applied
10
Accepted
5
Enrolled
91%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 15th April 15th No
Spring deadline November 15th November 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test, writing competency test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 500

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards June 30
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

33
Total Graduate Students
63%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
36%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 69.7%
White or Caucasian Not Reported
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.03%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.03%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (39%)
Female (60%)

Faculty

20
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 7
Male (12)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Salmonella pseudomonas, cancer cells
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 915 South Jackson Street
Montgomery, AL  36101-0271
United States
Contact Dr. Boakai K. Robertson
Chair
Email: bkrobertson@alasu.edu
Phone: 334-229-4467
Fax: 334-229-1007