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Master of Science in Biology

Training in Biology provides many opportunities in teaching, research, and public service and provides excellent preparation for many other areas of basic and applied sciences.  Our graduate program offers students the option of a traditional thesis M.S. in Biology, and also a non-thesis option that incorporates distance-learning that is designed primarily for career-oriented students who are located off campus.

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Biology Graduate Catalog

Biology, Master of Science

The WKU Master of Sciene in Biology offers students a traditional thesis concentration and a non-thesis concentration that incorporates distance-learning.

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Biology, Graduate Certificate

This program is designed for individuals pursuing a career in biology who need up to 15 hours of graduate biology courses for professional training or accreditation. This certificate will equip its graduates with supplemental and enhanced knowledge and skills in biology to broaden their career opportunities.

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Biology Department Scholarships

  • Phone: (270) 745-3696

    Fax: (270) 745-6856

  • biology@wku.edu
  • 1906 College Heights Blvd, #11080
    Bowling Green, KY 42101-1080


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 Last Modified 7/18/23