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Mississippi College MS in General Biology

133 Master's Degrees Awarded
$21,508 Average Salary

General Biology is a major offered under the biological and biomedical sciences program of study at Mississippi College. Here, you’ll find out more about the major master’s degree program in biology, including such details as the number of graduates, diversity of students, and more.

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How Much Does a Master’s in Biology from MC Cost?

$12,322 Average Tuition and Fees

MC Graduate Tuition and Fees

In 2019-2020, the average part-time graduate tuition at MC was $645 per credit hour for both in-state and out-of-state students. The average full-time tuition and fees for graduate students are shown in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $11,610 $11,610
Fees $712 $712

How Much Can You Make With a MS in Biology From MC?

$21,508 Average Salary
Below Average Earnings Boost

biology who receive their master’s degree from MC make an average of $21,508 a year during the early days of their career. That is 49% lower than the national average of $42,316.


Does MC Offer an Online MS in Biology?

Online degrees for the MC biology master’s degree program are not available at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the MC Online Learning page.

MC Master’s Student Diversity for Biology

133 Master's Degrees Awarded
61.7% Women
53.4% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In the 2019-2020 academic year, 133 students received their master’s degree in biology. The gender and racial-ethnic breakdown of those individuals is shown below.

Male-to-Female Ratio

Of the students who received their master’s degree in biology in 2019-2020, 61.7% of them were women. This is in the same ballpark of the nationwide number of 61.4%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Around 53.4% of biology master’s degree recipients at MC in 2019-2020 were awarded to racial-ethnic minorities*. This is higher than the nationwide number of 39%.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 13
Black or African American 44
Hispanic or Latino 11
Native American or Alaska Native 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1
White 59
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

MS in Biology Focus Areas at MC

General Biology students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.

Focus Area Annual Graduates
Biology Studies 28
General Biomedical Sciences 105

You may also be interested in one of these majors related to general biology.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 11

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*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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