• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Camarillo, CA, United States
You’re fascinated by life - at the molecular, cellular, and organismal levels. You’re curious - about the relationship between life forms and their environment. By studying Biology at California State University Channel Islands (CSUCI), you’ll receive an education that’s creative, innovative and focused on your goals and interests.
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Overview

California State University Channel Islands is known for its interdisciplinary approach to learning and our Biology program is no exception. You’ll gain a strong theoretical foundation that’s strengthened by extensive hands-on experiences.

You can choose electives that provide the background and skills you’ll need for jobs in biotechnology, conservation, education, or for entry into certification programs in health-related fields such as medical imaging, clinical laboratory science, and public health microbiology.

Top careers include:

  • Clinical laboratory scientist
  • K-12 science teacher
  • Health care professional (physician, dentist, optometrist, etc.)
  • Conservation scientist
  • Medical imaging specialist
  • Pharmacist or pharmacy technician
  • Research and development lab technician
  • Veterinarian or veterinary technician
  • Physical therapist
  • Microbiologist

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Microbiology 
  • Comparative Animal Physiology 
  • Vertebrate Biology 
  • Plant Biology 
  • Marine Biology 
  • Conservation Biology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Semester at CI Application Packet 
  • Non-refundable application fee of $250.00
  • Bank Statement – you must show a minimum of $15,400.00 for one semester
  • English Proficiency Score 
  • Passport Copy
  • Course Request Form for Semester at CI 
  • Official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended
  • Instructions on how to submit credit card payment is here.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6802 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6802 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    6802 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6802 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Camarillo

  • 1100 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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