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Biology (M.S.)

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M.S. Biology

The M.S. degree in biology provides students with a comprehensive foundational knowledge in their area of specialty, a high degree of competence in research design and methods, and development of communication skills. It is offered under three options:

Thesis Option

  • 24 credits from major field and related electives
  • 6 credits of thesis research (BIOL 572 & BIOL 573)

Research Problem Option

  • 30 credits from major field and related electives
  • 1 credit of independent research (BIOL 571)

Non-research Option

  • 39 credits from major field and related electives