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Idaho State University

Department of Biological Sciences

Pocatello, ID

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Idaho State University

Overview

Idaho State University / Department of Biological Sciences is located in Pocatello, ID.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Natural Science (MNS) Biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biology
Doctor of Arts (DA) Biology
Master of Science (MS) Biology
Master of Science (MS) Microbiology
Master of Science (MS) Clinical laboratory science

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 17
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
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
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (biology), diagnostic exam (DA)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
9 credits of internship (for DA)

Admissions

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st June 1st No
Spring deadline December 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in all upper division classes
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (biology), diagnostic exam (DA)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in all upper division classes

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

89
Total Graduate Students
26%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
73%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.25%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 80%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.12%
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 2.25%

Gender

Male (59%)
Female (40%)

Faculty

25
Total faculty
Full-time - 25
Part-time - 0
Male (21)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Ecology, plant and animal physiology, plant and animal developmental biology, immunology, molecular biology, bioinfomatics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 921 South 8th Avenue, Unit 8007
Pocatello, ID  83209-8007
United States
Contact Dr. Terry Bowyer
Chair
Email: bowyterr@isu.edu
Phone: 208-282-3765
Fax: 208-282-4570