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Biology, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Students in the Biology program from the Fisher College gain exposure to diverse fields of biology, from cellular levels - including microbiology, cell biology, and genetics - to organismal levels, such as ecology, evolution, and animal behavior. 

Additionally, this program prepares students for employment across many fields that intersect with biology, by developing students’ public speaking, oral presentation, debate, and laboratory technical skills, as well as honing their scientific reading, writing, and abilities to critically evaluate primary scientific literature.

Learning Outcomes

This program will provide students with the opportunity to develop the following competencies and the ability to:

  • Describe biological concepts at all levels, from cellular to organismal, and across diverse fields.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of biological research from data acquisition to interpretation.
  • Demonstrate laboratory technique and protocol understanding and proficiency.
  • Demonstrate data analysis and interpretation.
  • Discuss complex bioethical issues and principles across medical and scientific communities.
  • Analyze findings in primary scientific literature.

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: 

  • Principles of Chemistry 
  • Public Health & Epidemiology
  • Microbiology
  • General Biology 
  • Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Fundamentals of Biochemistry

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • 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.

General Requirements

  • A completed application form and $50 application fee.
  • Official transcript sent directly from your secondary school. Photocopies of transcripts are not acceptable. Transcripts must be translated into English. If you are not able to provide an official, translated transcript, we recommend that you utilize the services of the Center for Educational Documentation to provide Fisher College with appropriate documentation.
  • Official TOEFL results.
  • A notarized, current bank statement verifying that the student has a minimum of $52,000.00 U.S. Dollars in a cash account available for his or her use.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31700 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    31700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31700 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Boston

  • 1560 - 3240 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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