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Biology - M.A. and M.S.

COLLEGE: College of Arts and Sciences

DEPARTMENT: Department of Biological Sciences
256 Cunningham Hall
Tel: 330-672-3613
Fax: 330-672-3713

DESCRIPTION: The Master of Arts in Biology is for students wishing to gain additional knowledge in any area of the biological sciences and are not looking towards a career in biological research. This non-thesis program complements secondary school science teachers, students looking for additional background or preparation for professional school programs such as in medicine or dentistry, and those seeking employment in life science industries in a non-research capacity.

The Master of Science in Biology provides an advanced degree for students who have undergraduate degrees in biology or a related life science. The program is offered for working biologists in various professions including educators teaching science at the secondary level.

M.A. and M.S.: Official transcript(s), 2.75 undergraduate GPA, goal statement and three letters of recommendation.

Admission into the M.S. also requires the GRE.

Minimum 32 total credit hours.


M.S.: Thesis is required.
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