TUITION AND FEES
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The School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences (ACBS) brings together animal scientists, veterinarians, microbiologists and others to offer the strongest possible programs in research, education and outreach. This school was formed in order to offer more integrated research and educational opportunities in the animal and biomedical sciences.
To qualify for this program, you must have at least completed an undergraduate degree or higher AND you must have completed the following courses:
English 101 + English 102
General Chemistry I + General Chemistry II (with labs)
General Biology I + General Biology II (with labs).
Additionally, you must meet the admissions requirements for the UA Grad College. The gpa requirements of this program are that you either must have 1) at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA or 2) a 3.0 or higher on your last 60 completed units. A recent GRE score taken within the last 5 calendar years is also needed. If you are currently scheduled to take the GRE, you must have your score submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as you complete your exam for your application to be considered for recommendation to the UA Graduate College. International students must submit a TOEFL score and follow the international admissions requirements for the UA Grad College.
Required test(s): GRE
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Minimum TOEFL: 79
**** THE ABI MS PROGRAM WILL NOT BE TAKING APPLICATIONS FOR THE FALL 2019 COHORT. WE PLAN TO RESUME WITH THE PROGRAM FOR THE FALL 2020 COHORT***
The MS Program in Animal and Biomedical Industries is a 1 year program in which students complete a total of 30 units of coursework. The following courses must be completed:
ACBS 564a Physical Science for One Health 3 units
ACBS 566 Principles of Disease 3 units
ACBS 567 Computation in Biomedicine 3 units
ACBS 568a Bioeconomy, Marketing, and Business Principles 3 units
ACBS 569a Ethology, Evolution, Ethics, and Animal Handling 3 units
ACBS 564b Physical Science for One Health 3 units
ACBS 568b Bioeconomy, Marketing, and Business Principles 3 units
ACBS 569b Ethology, Evolution, Ethics, and Animal Handling 3 units
ACBS 570 Interactions of Animals, Humans and Ecosystems 3 units
ACBS 571 Risk Assessment, Management and Communication 3 units
In order to be awarded the MS Degree in Animal and Biomedical Industries, student must have a least a 3.0 cumulative GPA in the 30 completed units.