Biological Sciences
    1325 Science & Engineering Complex, Box 870344, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487

Marine Science (Biology), MMS
Specialty Area(s) Offered: Biochemistry, Marine Science
Program Director(s): Dr. John Yoder, (205) 348-1814
Dr. Julie Olson, (205) 348-2633
Application Contact: Catherine Schmandt, (205) 348-8509
Debbie Eads, (205) 348-0984
Allow admission with permission to continue?    Yes   
Allow conditional language admission?   Yes  
Offer accelerated master’s program (AMP)?   No  

Admission Requirements
Item NameDescription
Application Fee
Please note that the graduate application fee is non-refundable.
Statement of Purpose
Statement of purpose for the intended graduate program.
Resume / CV
Applicant's resume. (optional but recommended)
Letters of Recommendation
Three letters of recommendation.
Transcript
Please upload an unofficial transcript for any institution of higher education at which you have completed 15 or more credit hours. International applicants: please make sure that your transcript includes a grading scheme. All others: please include a grading scheme if your university does not use a letter-based (e.g. A, A-, B) grading scheme.
The minimum GPA to be considered: 3 (for regular admission), 2.5 (for admission with permission to continue).
Graduate Entrance Exam Scores
Official GRE score (School Code: 1830).
The minimum score(s) to be considered for regular admission:
GRE: 300.
Test score is waived for previous graduate degree or work experience.
English Proficiency Test
Official English proficiency test score from TOEFL, IELTS or PTE – required for applicants whose first language is not English, unless they have a U.S. degree earned within three years (of enrolling in their graduate program) or have studied in the U.S. for two years immediately prior to enrolling here.
The minimum score(s) to be considered for regular admission:
TOEFL: 79, IELTS: 6.5, PTE: 59.