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 BISI688B: Bioethics. 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
BISI688 (BISI688B - Bioethics)1
Select 22 credits22
Thesis or Non-Thesis Requirements
Select one of the following:6
Thesis:
Master's Thesis Research
Non-Thesis:
Complete a scholarly paper
Total Credits30