|Program Director:||Dr. Gore Ervin
Jones Hall 110
|Graduate Analyst:||Anita Hermes
In 1966, the Biology Department inaugurated a Master of Science degree emphasizing research and preparation for further graduate study as well as employment with public agencies and private business. Consistent with the original intent, recent Master of Science graduates have followed a variety of career paths, including: pursuit of advanced research degrees (PhD), professional degrees (MD, DDS, MT), employment with a variety of private, university, state or federal laboratories and agencies, and teaching in high schools and junior colleges.
To be admitted to the Master of Science in Biology program,
a student must submit the following to the College of Graduate Studies:
Applications for admission are accepted year-round; preference for admission will be given to students adhering to the following deadlines:
Summer/Fall enrollment, March 1; Spring enrollment, October 1.
Required application materials include official transcripts, Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores, three letters of recommendation, and a personal statement.
Students receiving unconditional admission typically will have a 3.40 overall (and in biology coursework) undergraduate grade point average and overall GRE scores above the fiftieth percentile.
All students in the graduate program must have an undergraduate minor (19 hours) in biology or its equivalent and 12 hours of chemistry (including one semester of organic chemistry or biochemistry).
Submit Application Materials to:
College of Graduate Studies
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