MS in Biology

Expand your knowledge and research skills in core areas of the biological sciences. Plymouth State’s Master of Science (MS) in Biology graduate degree program prepares students like you to address and support current and future biological problems. You’ll develop research skills by working on unanswered questions in the field of biology; explore cutting-edge biological technology relating to physiology, behavior, biotechnology, and ecology; and be able to effectively communicate biological issues to stakeholders.

Working with faculty members who are actively involved in a wide range of research projects funded through federal and state agencies as well as private and non-governmental organizations, you’ll pursue academic excellence as you work toward your degree.

The curriculum for the Master of Science in Biology is individually designed with the help of your faculty advisor in one or more of the following areas:

  • Animal Behavior
  • Biological Rhythms
  • Biotechnology
  • Botany and Plant Physiology
  • Conservation Biology
  • Ecology
  • Electron Microscopy

To make full use of Plymouth’s research facilities, most courses for the biology graduate program are held on campus, and follow a traditional weekday schedule. With rolling admission, you may start your program during any term and can take up to 12 master’s level credits before being admitted to Plymouth State.

Applications are no longer being accepted for the 2014-2015 year. Please contact the program coordinator for more information.

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