Master of Biological Sciences

At a Glance

Level | Graduate/Master's
Credits | 30 minimum
Degree Requirements | Plan B or Plan C Options
Admission | October 15, March 15
   

The Master of Biological Sciences (MBS) is a uniquely flexible graduate program designed to meet the needs of working adults seeking to advance their expertise in a particular area of modern biology. The program enables students to learn new job skills, change professional emphasis, or provide added value to their present job. The program structure includes both classroom and online coursework, seminars, and directed research.

Why choose the MBS?

  • Flexibility—You can pursue your degree on either a part-time or full-time basis. Both Plan B (research project) and Plan C (coursework only) program options are offered.
  • Course Options—You can select among courses offered by multiple colleges within the University, including the College of Biological Sciences, the Academic Health Center, the College of Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Sciences, and the College of Continuing Education.
  • Customization—You can design a program of coursework and directed research tailored to your professional goals. Possible areas of concentration range from the molecular to the environmental biosciences

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