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Central Michigan University

Department of Biology

Mount Pleasant, MI

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Overview

Central Michigan University / Department of Biology is located in Mount Pleasant, MI, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Biology
Master of Science (MS) Conservation biology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 18

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Alternate accepted

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

60
Applied
38
Accepted
26
Enrolled
63%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
45
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline Not reported July 1st No
Spring deadline Not reported October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree with a major in biological science, minimum GPA of 3.0

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

68
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.47%
Black or African American 1.47%
White or Caucasian 86%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1.47%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 7.35%

Gender

Male (48%)
Female (51%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Full-time - 18
Part-time - 1
Male (14)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Conservation biology, morphology and taxonomy of aquatic plants, molecular biology and genetics, microbials and invertebrate ecology, vertebrates
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1200 South Franklin Street
Mount Pleasant, MI  48859
United States
Contact Dr. Stephen Roberts
Chairperson
Email: rober2sp@cmich.edu
Phone: 989-774-3227
Fax: 989-774-3462

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