Bachelor On Campus


Northern Michigan University

48 months
18996 USD/year
18996 USD/year
13248 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Biology major at the Northern Michigan University and concentration provides an opportunity for a diversified background in biology, applicable to a wide range of introductory positions of employment in business and industry, hospitals, universities, the military and government at the local, state and federal levels.



The Biology  major at the Northern Michigan University provides excellent preparation for graduate work in biology or related sciences.

Biology at NMU

The Biology Department offers programs leading to the bachelor of arts, bachelor of science and master of science in biology. The department offers three separate majors: biology, fisheries and wildlife management and secondary education biology. Students with a biology major have the opportunity for further specialization by choosing from one of six concentrations: botany, ecology, general biology, microbiology, physiology and zoology. 

The department also contributes course work for interdisciplinary programs in biochemistry, environmental science, neuroscience, diagnostic genetics and science technologist. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Principles of Ecology
  • Principles of Evolution
  • Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Genetics
  • Graduate Assessment for Biology
  • Graduate Assessment for Biology Majors

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts - Request your official high school transcript(s) be sent to the Admissions Office.  If you have earned a G.E.D. or equivalent, request an official score report be sent to NMU.

  • Transcripts from non-U.S., non-Canadian institutions must be sent to an external agency for evaluation.

  • High School Grade Point Averages - NMU will use the overall cumulative GPA reported on the high school transcript.

  • Non-native speakers of English must prove an adequate level of English language proficiency for admission into an academic program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18996 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18996 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    18996 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18996 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    13248 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13248 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Marquette

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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


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