MASTER OF SCIENCE, MASTER OF ART IN BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES GS10 (M.A.); GS20 (M.S.)

Science Building 350
304-696-5413
http://www.marshall.edu/biology/graduate/gradapply/

DIRECTOR OF GRADUATE STUDIES

Dr. Robin O’Keefe
Science Building 267
304-696-2427
okeefef@marshall.edu

AREAS OF EMPHASIS OFFERED:
Organismal, Evolutionary and Ecological Biology; Watershed Resource Sciences
CERTIFICATES:
None.
CURRICULUM:
33 credit hours thesis; 36 credit hours non-thesis.
NORMAL TIME TO COMPLETE FOR FULL-TIME STUDENT:
2 years.
PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS:
Students are mentored by faculty members on their research projects.
PROGRAM OBJECTIVES:
The MS degree, which requires a thesis, is preparation for further study or employment requiring research experience in areas ranging from cellular and molecular to evolutionary and population biology. The MA degree, which does not require a thesis, allows students to strengthen their education in Biological Sciences through the completion of advanced coursework.
JOBS RELATED TO THIS PROGRAM:
For more information, please click on the links below to the O*NET website supported by the U.S. Department of Labor.

  • 19-1020.01 Biologists Bright Outlook
  • 19-1031.01 Soil and Water Conservationists Bright Outlook
  • 25-1042.00 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary
  • 19-1013.00 Soil and Plant Scientists Bright Outlook
APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR ADMISSION:
Fall: April 15; Spring: November 15
GRE OR OTHER TEST REQUIRED:
GRE
PROGRAM LOCATION:
Huntington