The WKU Department of Biology offers the Master of Science in Biology degree with thesis (Plan A) and non-thesis (Plan B) tracks. Training in Biology provides many opportunities in teaching, research, and public service, and it provides excellent preparation for many other areas of basic and applied sciences.
The non-thesis MS degree in Biology program is delivered using a distance education format. All courses can be taken online, promoting time flexibility without the disruption of a professional career. Courses are offered regularly, allowing students to take courses at their convenience without delaying graduation. Each course is delivered via Blackboard or interactive video.