Graduate Program

Earn a Master of Science degree in Biology, with a thesis or non-thesis option.

The Master of Science is the highest degree awarded by the Biology department. It reflects the range and depth of biology sub-disciplines and broadens students’ horizons through both coursework and original scientific research.

Graduate research culminates in an original thesis or completion of an exhaustive work of a scholarly nature. Students must consult with their graduate academic advisor in Biology before developing their program.

Course of Study

View course and academic requirements for the MS in Biology.

You can learn more about graduate student work and opportunities through the School of Graduate Studies.

Sometimes research means battling the stiff currents of the Mississippi River.
Sometimes research means battling the stiff currents of the Mississippi River.