Biological Sciences

General

Program Title

Biological Sciences

Degree Designation

MA

Program Level

Graduate

Instruction Mode

Online and On Campus

Program Description

Graduate students in the Biological Sciences Master of Arts degree will gain in-depth knowledge and skills toward your chosen discipline while being introduced to a breadth of topics at the cutting edge of biology. You will have access to flexible coursework that can be completed fully online with options for in-person coursework as well.

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

Non-thesis graduate students will take an exit exam demonstrating knowledge of current biological literature and comprehension of concepts covered throughout their coursework.

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