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About this course

The Master of Arts in Biology degree is designed to give working professionals the opportunity to advance their knowledge in a wide variety of biological disciplines. The degree will allow certified secondary school teachers to enhance their ability to teach a variety of courses within the discipline and pursue national certification. For business professionals already employed in a scientific endeavor, the program allows individuals to construct a plan for professional advancement in their field. The degree is also appropriate for those individuals contemplating a career change into the growing field of biological research.

Entry Requirements

  • Complete online application and application fee.
  • Submit official transcript(s) to the graduate college.
  • All students must successfully complete either the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or the Millers Analogy Test (MAT). The minimum for the GRE is a verbal and math combination of 290. The minimum for the MAT is a raw score of 396. Individuals who fail to meet the minimum score requirement may be admitted to regular student status with a recommendation of the Associate Dean upon the completion of twelve or more hours of work with a minimum grade point average of 3.25.