Admissions - MS Bioinformatics

To be considered for admission, a first time graduate student or a student transferring from a graduate program at another university or from another graduate program at Mississippi Valley State University must fulfill the following general admissions requirements:

  • a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
  • a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • an acceptable GRE general test score (verbal and quantitative combined)
  • two lab based science courses, a statistics course, a calculus course, and a computer science course
  • three letters of recommendations
  • a statement of interest
  • complete transcripts of undergraduate work or any previous, relevant graduate work
  • submit TOFEL scores, if an international student
  • a completed MVSU Graduate School application

An applicant may be granted regular or conditional/provisional admission to the Master of Science Program in Bioinformatics. The general guidelines of the MVSU Graduate School apply.