Graduate School Options for Biology Majors

As a UMaine Biology major, you have an advantage when applying to attend graduate school at UMaine. Not only will your application process be streamlined, you can start taking graduate classes in your Junior year, thanks to the UMaine Double Up Program!

Double Up Options

MS Botany and Plant Pathology – The program in Botany and Plant Pathology can be started in the junior year. The program prepares students for careers and research in the areas of Aquatic Ecology, Biomedical Research, Development and Genetics, Ecophysiology and Stress Physiology, and Pest Management and Invasion Ecology. Apply by the second semester of your Junior year. Minimum 3.5 undergraduate GPA required.

MS Entomology – The program in Entomology can be started in the junior year. The program prepares students for careers and research in the areas of Aquatic Ecology, Biomedical Research, Development and Genetics, Ecophysiology and Stress Physiology, and Pest Management and Invasion Ecology. Apply by the second semester of your Junior year. Minimum 3.5 undergraduate GPA required.

MS Zoology – The program in Zoology can be started in the junior year. The program prepares students for careers and research in the areas of Aquatic Ecology, Biomedical Research, Development and Genetics, Ecophysiology and Stress Physiology, and Pest Management and Invasion Ecology. Apply by the second semester of your Junior year. Minimum 3.5 undergraduate GPA required.

Maine MBA – This condensed one-year program provide students with essential business knowledge in accounting, finance, marketing, and management, as well as to advance skills in leadership, critical thinking and analysis, and global engagement. Apply by the second semester of your Junior year. Minimum 3.20 GPA required.

MS Spatial Informatics – This online program can be started in the undergraduate Junior year. Students build on foundations in computer science, mathematics, physics, geography, cognitive science, artificial intelligence, engineering and related fields to study spatio-temporal phenomena and design intelligent spatial information systems. Apply by the first semester of your Junior year. Minimum 3.25 GPA required.

MS Information Systems – This online or live program can be started in the undergraduate Junior year. It focuses on technical, managerial and policy issues associated with constructing and managing computer-based information systems for modern organizations. Apply by the first semester of your Junior year. Minimum 3.25 GPA required.