Admission Requirements

Whether you are working in the sciences and interested in changing careers, are currently teaching and looking to get your master's, or need the courses to get NY State Certification, we welcome you to apply.

Academic Requirements

All applicants to the MS program in Biology Education should have the following:

  • Completion of a baccalaureate degree or the equivalent from an accredited academic institution and a grade point average of at least 3.0 out of a maximum of 4.0.
  • A major in biology or related field from an accredited institution of higher education with a grade point average of at least 3.0 out of a maximum of 4.0 or the successful completion of approved advanced science courses. At least 30 credits in science, with at least 24 of those credits in biology.
  • Two letters of recommendation. 
  • All applicants to our teacher education, leadership and counseling programs, must submit their Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or Miller Analogies Test (MAT) official test scores, or a nationally-normed equivalent. Applicants who present MAT scores will be asked to complete a writing sample administered by Touro. It will be another criterion within a candidate's application that each program weighs appropriately. Touro's GRE test code is 2902 and MAT test code is 3346.

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