Degree: Master of Science
Degree Level: Graduate
Credit Hours: 36 credit hours
Delivery Format: Online & Video On Demand
Prerequisites: Bachelor's Degree with an emphasis in Biology
The non-thesis Master of Science in Biology is offered online with no residency requirement. Lectures are available by Video On Demand. This 36-hour program is designed for high school and middle school teachers, scientists, researchers, or anyone who could benefit from an advanced education in biology. The Department has established itself as a leader nationwide in the successful delivery of its online Biology graduate degree program.
Basic computer literacy is required to succeed as an online student. To decide if online learning is for you, click on http://www.unk.edu/acad/continuing_ed/ecampus/index.php?id=4788. To determine if you have the minimum hardware and software needed, log on to http://www.unk.edu/acad/continuing_ed/students/index.php?id=6213.
BIOL 802 - Organic Evolution
BIOL 820 - Intro to Graduate Study
BIOL 831 - Biological Research (6 credit hours required)
BIOL 863 - Biological Perspectives OR
BIOL 827 - Biological Statistics
BIOL 881 - Current Issues in Biology (3 credit hours required)
Choose from the list below
BIOL 804 Evolution of Epidemics
BIOL 806P Plant Ecology
BIOL 811 Scientific Illustration
BIOL 812 Microbial Diversity
BIOL 813 Issues in Bioethics
BIOL 814 Plant Pathology
BIOL 815 Great Plains Heritage
BIOL 823 Environmental Biology
BIOL 824 Principles of Ecology
BIOL 825 Tropical Island Biology
BIOL 828 Human Evolution
BIOL 829 Ecological Anthropology
BIOL 830P ST: Mycology
BIOL 830P ST: Physiology of Plants
BIOL 830P ST: Plant Systematics and Evolution
BIOL 830P ST: Symbiosis
BIOL 830P ST: Regional Anatomy & Physiology
BIOL 830P ST: Invasive Species Biology
BIOL 830P ST: Immunology of Liver Disease
BIOL 830P ST: Virology
BIOL 832 Crane Ecology
BIOL 834 Conservation Biology
BIOL 835P Herpetology
BIOL 836 Biology of Size
BIOL 838 Essential Human Anatomy
BIOL 839 Human Physiological Systems
BIOL 840 Infectious Disease
BIOL 844 Molecular Biotechnology
BIOL 845 Forensic Biology
BIOL 846 Cancer Biology
BIOL 853 Genome Evolution
BIOL 854 Biological Applications of GIS
BIOL 857 Human Histology
BIOL 858 Physiology of Stress
BIOL 860 Concepts of Genetics
BIOL 861P Human Genetics
BIOL 862P Animal Behavior
BIOL 866 Functional Morphology
BIOL 869 Conservation of Birds/Mammals
BIOL 870 Insect Biology
BIOL 876 Natural Science Curriculum
BIOL 877 Writing in the Sciences
BIOL 883 Aquatic Trophic Ecology
BIOL 884 Freshwater Management Techniques
BIOL 886 Sexual Selection
BIOL 887 Fisheries Ecology
For more information about the M.S. in Biology Distance Degree go to: http://msbio.unk.edu/
For course descriptions, log on to http://aaunk.unk.edu/gradcatalogs/current/crs/crsbiol.asp
The University of Nebraska at Kearney is a mid-sized comprehensive public university. UNK is one of four institutions in the University of Nebraska system. In a typical year, UNK draws students from 47 states and 50 foreign countries with a total enrollment approaching 7,200 students.
Affordable - UNK has one of the lowest tuition rates in the country. For tuitions rates, click here.
Accredited Programs - UNK is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools and by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.
Quality Education – UNK offers the same quality distance degree programs and courses that are offered on the campus. The majority of the instruction is taught by credentialed full-time faculty with doctoral degrees who are committed to quality teaching. Students and teaching remain the first priority with faculty at UNK.
Quality Student Support Services – Quality student support services are a hallmark of education at UNK. To help students get started with their online courses, a set of online video tutorials are available, as well as the Online Student Orientation. Other services include 24/7 library services, discounted software and hardware, a writing center, 24/7 technology help desk, online bookstore, and more.
1) Contact Brian Peterson or Robyn Schoenebeck at email@example.com
or call 1-308-865-1589.
2) Apply for admission online at http://myblue.unk.edu
3) Submit $45 application fee online or by mail to the Graduate Office at Founders Hall 2131, UNK, Kearney, NE 68849.
4) Send one official transcript from all past institutions to the Graduate Office.
5) Once you’ve received an acceptance of admission notification, you may register for class by accessing UNK’s MyBlue registration system at http://myblue.unk.edu
6) After you have registered, click on http://www.unk.edu/acad/continuing_ed/students/index.php?id=6214
to get started with your online course.
: Brian Peterson or Robyn SchoenebeckProgram Director:
Dr. Janet Steele, ProfessorDepartment:
Biology DepartmentEmail: firstname.lastname@example.orgPhone:
Bruner Hall of Science, Room 314 & 317, UNK, Kearney, NE 68849