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BIOL-MS - Biology, M.S.

Biology GR M.S.

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Biology, M.S.


Arts and Sciences


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The purpose of the Master of Science degree program in the Department of Biology is to prepare graduates for high-level careers in various areas of biology. The department offers the M.S. degree with the option of selecting from a variety of thesis research topics based on individual research interests of the faculty.

The M.S. in Biology is a 30 hour research degree program. Core requirements are defined as follows:

  • Core required courses: 1 hour

  • Advisor Approved Electives: 20 hours

  • Research and Thesis: 6 hours

  • Statistics course: 3 hours

  • Total Hours: 30 hours