Biological Sciences

General

Program Title

Biological Sciences

Degree Designation

MS

Program Level

Graduate

Instruction Mode

Online and On Campus

Program Description

In this program you will gain in-depth knowledge and skills in your chosen discipline while being introduced to a breadth of topics at the cutting edge of biology. You will have access to a variety of laboratories with state-of-the-art equipment. Our programs prepare students for career placement in academic research, industry, medical professions, natural resource management, teaching and more.

Department(s)

College/School

College of Science and Engineering

Status

Active

Requirements

Learning Outcomes

Objective

Graduates will be prepared for additional advanced study if they wish to continue beyond the Master’s degree.

Objective

Graduates will be prepared to perform as professional biologists in a number of work settings (e.g., health care, government, business, education, research, etc.).

Objective

Graduate students will analyze experimental and/or observational results and draw appropriate conclusions from laboratory or field experiences.

Objective

Graduate students will demonstrate content knowledge of the primary literature.

Objective

Graduate students will present scientific content (e.g., graduate seminars, lectures, poster sessions).

Objective

Thesis graduate students will design and implement a formal research proposal and project.

Objective

Thesis graduate students will organize and write the results of original research consistent with requirements of current biological literature.

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