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Master of Science in Biology

The 100% online, non-thesis, Master of Science in Biology provides advanced training in Biology, while expanding opportunities in teaching, research and public service. This program allows freedom of choice in the classes you take to complete your degree and encourages courses built around areas most relevant to your career goals and interests. You may focus on ecology, evolution or cellular/molecular biology, or take a variety of courses. Courses are available online year-around, allowing you to take courses during windows that work best for you! 

Learn more about our thesis-based Master of Science in Biology and our 100% online graduate certificate in biology.

Program Information


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

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 Last Modified 7/18/23