American University of Beirut

Master of Sciences in Biology

02GRC091023 Graduate admissions Fall 2024-25 website visual3.jpg​​​​​​​​Admission  Requirements

Admission requirements for the MS in Biology are:

  • Completion of BS in Biology or any other related field
  • Undergraduate average in major courses should be equal to or above 80
  • Underg​raduate cumulative average should be equal to or above 75
  • Applicants should take the general part of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). This exam is required by both BS and MS holders. A score on a previously taken GRE will remain valid for a period of five years.
  • Meet Readiness for University Studies in English (RUSE).​
  • Two letters of recommendation should be provided from previous tutors or employers.
  • A statement of purpose

For further details about the Biology Masters and PhD programs please check the Online AUB Graduate Catalogue.​To apply online please check the Online Graduate Application.
For further information about graduate studies please check the Graduat​e Council website.​

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MS Program Learning Outcomes (PLO):

Students graduating from Biology with a MS degree should be able to:

  1. Research Methods: Analyze qualitative and/or quantitative information while conducting research in Biology.
  2. Advanced Core Knowledge in the Discipline: Analyze core concepts, research and theories in different areas of study in Biology.
  3. Scholarly Communication Skills: Demonstrate scholarly communication skills in clear, detailed and well-structured scientific written and oral formats consistent with high standards of Biology.
  4. Professionalism and Ethical Research Conduct:  Apply professionalism and ethical research conduct in Biology.


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