Applicants should submit all admission credentials to the Graduate School Office by April 15 for fall admission. Admissions are only made one time per calendar year for the fall term.
Admission to the Master of Science degree in biology requires the applicant to successfully complete an undergraduate major in biology, or its equivalent, and one year of general chemistry.
To apply for admission, applicants should submit:
Compute the points from each of the three areas listed above and apply the total to the following table:
Eligible for interview, then admit or deny
Applicants with admission scores between 12 and 22 will be contacted by Dr. Janice Chism, Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Biology, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC, 29733, 803/323-2111 ext. 6429, to schedule an interview. The final admission decision is at the discretion of the Biology Department.
Applicants should submit all admission credentials to the Graduate School Office by April 15 for fall admission. After the Biology Department reviews the materials, the applicant will be notified in writing by the Graduate School Office of the admission decision.
The Master of Science degree in biology requires the completion of at least 30 semester hours of approved graduate-level courses. At least half the work presented for the degree must be 600-level courses. At least 24 semester hours of these courses must be in biology.
Each graduate student in biology, before receiving the Master of Science degree, must attend a minimum of five departmental seminar programs. Attendance does not carry course credit.