Graduate Programs in Biological & Environmental Sciences
The Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences offers a Master of Science degree in Biological Sciences, a Graduate Certificate in Environmental Sciences, and a Master of Education in Biological Sciences. The graduate programs are designed to provide opportunities for students to pursue advanced training in particular fields of biology, to advance their professional goals or to prepare students for entry into doctoral or professional health programs. The Master of Science degree in Biological Science offers both thesis and non-thesis options. Students wanting to enroll in the thesis option are encouraged to contact faculty members with similar research interests. Faculty research interests within the department include behavioral ecology, environmental science, microbiology, molecular and developmental biology, and wildlife ecology and conservation.