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Biology MS

Department of Biological and Allied Health Sciences


Admission Requirements

  1. Graduation from an accredited college or university with at least a 2.75 cumulative grade point ratio.
  2. At least 24 semester hours in biology and a general program, including related scientific subjects, that would be equivalent to the biology major program offered for the Bachelor of Science degree at Fairleigh Dickinson University. Students who are deficient in some subject, but whose records are otherwise superior, may make up their deficiencies while they are enrolled in the graduate program.
  3. Submission of an official score report for the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test, Medical College Admission Test (MCAT), or Dental Admission Test (DAT), taken within the last five years. (The GRE requirement is waived for applicants who have completed a master's degree.)
  4. Three letters of recommendation.

Applicants who have not completed all requirements for admission to the degree program may be permitted to enroll in classes for credit on a nonmatriculated or nondegree basis.


Undergraduate Students

Senior undergraduate students with a 3.00 grade point ratio (GPR) may take graduate courses for undergraduate credit with permission of the instructor.



Dr. James Salierno
Department Chair
Tel: 973-443-8776

Department of Biological & Allied Health Sciences
285 Madison Ave. - M-SB1-01
Madison, NJ 07940

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Office Location
Science Building