48 months
20763 USD/year
20763 USD/year
17661 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Biology from Northern State University prepares you to share the excitement of science as a teacher.


Biology from Northern State University allows future biology teachers to obtain valuable experience in the biological field.

In a practicum experience, you might be a course student instructor offering STEM programs to local schools, or serve as a naturalist in a state park.

Our biology education degree students historically have achieved a 100 percent pass rate on the Praxis II content certification exam, and the hire rate after completion of this program is near 100 percent. 


Most biology education graduates work as secondary school teachers. Others work as instructors in non-educational settings - for example, as corporate trainers; or in accounting or sales and marketing-related jobs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General Biology
  • Principles of Ecology
  • Genetics Lab
  • Ornithology
  • Plant Systematics
  • Physiology
  • Human Anatomy
  • General Chemistry

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete Application
    • English proficiency tests
    • Obtain an ACT composite score of 18 (redesigned SAT score of 960, or concorded equivalent for older SAT scores) or above; OR
    • Obtain a high school GPA of at least 2.6 on a 4.0 scale; OR
    • Rank in the top sixty (60) percent of their high school graduating class.
    • Send high school transcript/marks sheet
    • Visa Compliance

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20763 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20763 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    20763 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20763 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    17661 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17661 USD per year during 48 months.

Minnesota Resident - $19,195 per year

Living costs for Aberdeen

850 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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