Biology Majors

Master of Arts in Teaching (Secondary Education)

The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) degree in Secondary Education is an accelerated teacher licensure program that leads to initial teacher certification in a designated content area and a master’s degree. It is designed for those already holding an undergraduate degree and interested in becoming a secondary school teacher. Content areas include: Math, Life […]

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Zoology

The School of Biology and Ecology offers graduate study leading to MS and PhD degrees in Zoology. Independent research under the direction of a faculty advisor is a major component of all of these programs excepting certain of the master’s degrees which have a non-thesis or literature-research option.

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Entomology

The program leading to a Master of Science in Entomology is designed for students interested in the study of insect biology and its applications in environmental sciences and management of insects. An applicant should have a bachelor’s degree with a major in biological science which includes in addition to basic and advanced biology courses, a […]

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Botany & Plant Pathology

Graduate-degree candidates conduct research under the guidance of the School of Biology and Ecology faculty. The expertise of the faculty covers a broad spectrum, ranging from molecular and cell biology, through system- and organism-level biology, to ecology; and it applies to a diversity of organisms from protists and lower plants and invertebrate animals through vascular […]

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