Advance in the biological sciences

This master’s degree program will equip you with foundational knowledge in biology, while elective courses can be customized to your career interests. The program is designed for high school and middle school teachers to expand their breadth of biology knowledge for the classroom, scientists and researchers pursuing advanced expertise, or individuals who are preparing for professional schools or doctoral studies in biology fields. Choose from course topics including physiology, genetics, cellular and molecular biology, ecology, evolution, environmental and organismal biology, and biological tools and applications.

Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in biology

Career Fields

  • Teaching
  • Science outreach and education
  • Environmental science
  • Health-related fields
  • Wildlife biology
  • Genetic research
  • Pharmaceutical research
  • Conservation biology
  • Food Science research