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Students should ensure that they have met the appropriate qualifications for the concentration to which they are applying.  If there are any questions about meeting the requirements, applicants are encouraged to contact Dr. Bailey to discuss their unique qualifications.   We do not require the GRE for admission.

To apply, you must submit each of the following:

All international applicants should apply through the Office of International Education.

Applications will be considered based upon your undergraduate grade point average (minimum 3.0 on a 4.0 scale) and the content and quality of your application materials. Applicants are considered on an individual basis and may be admitted on probation if they do not meet all of the application criteria.

Students may begin the program in the fall or spring semesters.

Questions about the program or the application process should be directed to:

Dr. Melissa M. Bailey
Director, MSFS Program
Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences
Campus Box 4050
1 Kellogg Circle
Emporia, KS 66801-5415


Phone: 620-341-5619