M.S. in Biology

Tarleton State University

Program Description

M.S. in Biology

Tarleton State University

The Master of Science in Biology is designed to enhance education in biological sciences in order to prepare you for leadership roles in industrial, educational, and research-oriented careers. The Department of Biological Sciences offers the Master of Science in Biology degree with three tracks:

  • Thesis
  • Non-thesis
  • Non-thesis Life Science Education

Designed with you in mind.

Students pursuing a M.S. in Biology with the thesis option will work directly with their advisory committee to design a research project to meet the student's needs. Similarly, degree plans for both thesis and non-thesis students are flexible and can be tailored to meet specific student interests.


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Application Process

  • Admission to Tarleton State University – Graduate Studies
  • Undergraduate major in Biology (Those lacking the desired background will be required to complete appropriate leveling work.)

Career Opportunities

Students with a M.S. in Biology can look at careers such as:

  • Research scientist
  • Environmental scientist
  • Microbiologist

And much more!

Career Services

Career Services offers students a wide variety of professional development opportunities that can translate into careers. A few of these programs include:

  • Resume assistance
  • Job fairs
  • Mock interviews
  • Career counseling

And much more!


Beta Beta Beta (TriBeta) is a national organization whose purpose is to honor biology students that have achieved high scholastic standards, to stimulate interest, scholarly attainment and investigation in the biological sciences, and to promote the dissemination of information and new interpretations among students of the life sciences.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated May 3, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
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Sept. 2017
18 months
Full time
Start date Sept. 2017
USA Stephenville, Texas
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Duration 18 months
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