What will I learn?

The College of Arts & Sciences at Texas A&M University-Kingsville. We are pleased that you are interested in learning about our college. Our diversity is our strength. Collectively, we encourage our undergraduate and graduate students to think beyond traditional boundaries and to consider the world through multiple modes of inquiry.

The Department of Biological and Health Sciences offers a Master of Science degree in Biology.

A variety of research projects are available: a student can select a field or a laboratory-oriented project. Fiscal support for qualified graduate students is available through scholarships, research assistantships and teaching assistantships. Many research projects are funded through federal and private sources.

Which department am I in?

College of Arts and Sciences

Study options

Full Time (Thesis Degree: 30 credit hours; Research Projects Degree Plan: 36 Credit hours; Course-Work Only Degree Plan: 36 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$13,763.00 per year
Start date

19 January 2022


College of Arts and Sciences

MSC 117, 975 W. Avenue B,



78363, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students who have earned a baccalaureate degree from a recognized college or university. Have an undergraduate cumulative grade point average between 2.3-2.59. Have an undergraduate cumulative grade point average between 2.6 and above or an undergraduate grade point average of 3.00 or higher for the last 60 semester credits (or 90 quarter credits).

For international students

Admission to the program requires a baccalaureate degree with adequate course work in the field of interest and a score of at least 284 (verbal plus quantitative) on the GRE Aptitude Test with an undergraduate grade point average of a 3.0 or better, or a GRE of 294 (verbal plus quantitative) with an undergraduate grade point average of 2.6 to 2.99. The minimum score required is a 6.0 overall band score. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 79 (Internet-based) or 550(Paper-based) is the university minimum requirement for all Graduate students.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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