B.A. On Campus


Michigan State University

48 months
42226 USD/year
40726 USD/year
14916 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The bachelor of arts in Zoology at Michigan State University is for students who wish to combine study in zoology with a significant amount of course work outside the sciences.


Zoology is also intended for students who wish to prepare for careers in the applications of science to such fields as public policy, law, business and communications.

The bachelor of arts in zoology at Michigan State University requires more humanities and social science credits than a bachelor of science in zoology.


  • Animal caretakers
  • Biology assistants
  • Computer specialists
  • Cytogenetic technicians
  • Electron microscope technicians
  • Energy analysts
  • Middle school and high school teachers

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Survey of Organic Chemistry
  • Chemistry Laboratory
  • Introductory Physics
  • Animal Behavior
  • Developmental Biology
  • Fundamental Genetics
  • Ecology
  • Ecology Laboratory
  • Histology
  • Evolution

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete MSU’s application for admission online, including the required personal statement.
  • Pay the $75 nonrefundable application fee.
  • Request that all secondary schools, colleges or universities attended and examination boards send original or attested copies of all transcripts, diplomas, mark sheets and certificates directly to Michigan State University in an official, sealed envelope.
  • Have the testing agency (TOEFL, IELTS, SAT, MSUELT or MELAB accepted).
  • International students are encouraged, though not required, to submit SAT or ACT scores.
  • Do not send letters of recommendation, photographs, portfolios or additional personal essays.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    42226 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42226 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    40726 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 40726 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    14916 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14916 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for East Lansing

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.


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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