Biological Sciences, Master of Science (M.S.)

Thesis option: 30 credits
Non-thesis option: 30 credits 

Students cannot be formally admitted into the M.S. program, but can earn the M.S. along the way to the Ph.D. Of the 30 credits required, 18 credits must be at the 600-level or above including BISI701 and BISI712. Of the 30 credits required, 16 credits must be in Biological Sciences with at least three courses in a single area of specialization.

Course Title Credits
Core Requirements
BISI701Teaching & Professional Development in Biology1
BISI712Responsible Conduct of Research for Biologists1
Select 22 credits22
Thesis or Non-Thesis Requirements
Select one of the following:6
Master's Thesis Research
Complete a scholarly paper
Additional coursework
Total Credits30