M.S. in Biology

General

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Program Description

The M.S. in Biology program serves those interested in advanced training in applied or basic biological research and teaching. Upon degree completion, students have:

  • A strong understanding of disciplines across the breadth of Biology and a deep understanding of select sub-disciplines
  • Developed the knowledge base necessary to critically evaluate research methods, data, and results, either produced by them or published in the primary literature
  • Developed strong written and oral presentation skills
  • Developed the analytical skills necessary to synthesize information in an area of research based on existing and new data
  • Developed a strong research design and laboratory/field research skills

Program Benefits

The M.S. in Biology is broadly based, allowing students to tailor their courses to suit their interests. Faculty in the M.S. in Biology program have expertise in a range of sub-disciplines including Ecology, Organismal, Cell, and Molecular Biology.

Career Opportunities

The M.S. in Biology prepares you for careers such as:

  • Biology technician, researcher or field scientist
  • Biology instructor (community college level)
  • Food scientist 
  • Forensic scientist
  • Health sciences professional

Testimonial

“I chose Northeastern because I heard that class sizes are usually small and students receive a lot of attention from professors.” - Phu Duong

Last updated Nov 2020

About the School

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