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Graduate Certificate in Biology

This 100% online graduate certificate in biology is designed for individuals pursuing careers in the biological sciences or education. The program requires 15-credit hours.

This program is ideal for those who need additional graduate credit in the field of biology for purposes of professional training, continuing education or accreditation, as well as those who plan to earn a master's in biology (12 hours earned for the certificate may count toward your master's program in biology at WKU with advisor approval).

Program Benefits

  • This certificate will equip its graduates with supplemental and enhanced knowledge and skills in biology, and broadens career opportunities. 
  • Flexible, 100% online format 
  • Certificate can be earned as a stand-alone credential or it may be applied to a master's degree with advisor approval
  • No out of state tuition is ever charged

Program Information


To learn more about WKU Graduate School and the Graduate Certificate in Biology, view the Graduate Catalog. To take the next step on your climb to the top, apply today 

For more information about the program, fill out the form below.



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