About the Program

The MA in Biology provides a broad overview of biology, ranging from big-picture ecology to cell & molecular biology. Students typically take 1-2 courses per semester, generally in the evening, and finish in 1-2 years.

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Program Learning Outcomes: Skills and Knowledge

We aim for the following in our graduates:

  • content knowledge
  • proficiency in using the scientific method
  • capability in quantitative analysis
  • skill with written communication
  • skill with oral communication

Modalities of Instruction


Aspirational Career Sector

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