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Master of Science in Biology

Please see the Graduate Bulletin for current requirements. 

Biology M.S. Program Description:

The graduate program in the Department of Biology offers courses that can be used to fulfill requirements for the Master of Science degree. The mission of the Department of Biology is to educate students to become competent, confident, and compassionate individuals within their chosen careers. The Department of Biology faculty is committed to providing instructional and research experiences for students to develop skills of inquiry, abstract and logical thinking, and critical analysis of natural science phenomena. The Department is also committed to meeting the needs of students by providing professional and academic tracks for degree completion. Students may pursue the M.S. under one of two degree plans, Plan 1: Literacy Paper (Non-Thesis Track) or Plan 3 (Thesis Track). For degree-specific admission requirements and details on the admission process visit: Applying for Admission.