In order to successfully obtain a Masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules. Most taught Masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The assessment of research Masters is almost always entirely by a single dissertation module or project.
When studying biological & life sciences, students learn different characteristics of natural science. Depending on the area of focus, students may study the human body, plant biology, or animal science in order to help with real-world problems.
Spanning 23 countries, North America is continent filled with educational opportunity. Students have the opportunity to learn multiple languages and develop an understanding of vastly different cultures.
View all Master Programs in Biological & Life Sciences in North America 2017
The University of San Francisco offers a Master of Science degree in Biology in which hands-on lab research with full-time teaching/research faculty is its focus. [+]
Master in BiologyThe University of San Francisco offers a Master of Science degree in Biology in which hands-on lab research with full-time teaching/research faculty is its focus.The Biology and Chemistry programs at USF are designed for graduate students seeking a graduate program with personalized research direction and training from full-time faculty - all while studying in one of the world's most beautiful cities.All students admitted to the graduate program receive generous financial assistance from the Department of Biology, which includes a full-tuition scholarship for their graduate studies. Most graduate students are also awarded a Teaching Assistantship with a stipend of $7,200 per year and some qualified graduate students receive Research Assistantships as well.The Biology research experience and training in USF's graduate program prepares our graduate students well for a future in one of the following areas:... [-]
UB’s Master of Arts and Master of Science in Biology degree programs offer a contemporary curriculum that emphasizes the principles and experimental approaches of modern biology. They are designed to address the diverse needs of each type of graduate-level biology student. Both programs cover a wide-range of biological sub-disciplines, such as toxicology, ecology, and genetics, to prepare you for greater opportunities both professionally and academically. [+]
The M.S. in Biostatistics is a quantitatively-oriented graduate program. In order to ensure your success in this program, our faculty looks for a strong background and demonstrated quantitative ability. [+]
The Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) in Green Bio-Products is an intensive one-year degree program that will equip you with the technical and leadership skills required to contribute to the growing bio-economy. [+]
The Master of Medical Biotechnology is a professional program offered by the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and provides students with a solid foundation of the theoretical concepts and practical industrially-applicable laboratory technique experiences used in medical biotechnology industries. [+]
The MA in wildlife management and habitat is training in biology training scientists and professionals with a global and interdisciplinary vision that will contribute to improving the conservation and exploitation of resources. [+]
[..] This multidisciplinary control is for candidates who wish to become skilled professionals in the sustainable management of forest ecosystems. [+]
The Master of Professional Studies in Dairy Products Technology program trains students with scientific, engineering, food, and agricultural backgrounds for leadership and management roles in the dairy foods manufacturing industry. This innovative, one-year master's degree includes coursework in dairy chemistry, dairy microbiology, plant management, project management, leadership, sustainability, and other areas critical to effective dairy plant management. Through the use of experiential and project-based learning, students will develop the essential knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the international dairy foods industry. [+]
Learn how to help engineer a biobased future from the top experts in the field at the #1 ranked agricultural university in the world. [+]
The Master of Science Degree in Biology offers two specializations: Molecular Biotechnology and Environmental and Ecological Sciences. The emphasis of these programs is to present an interdisciplinary curriculum focused on scientific reasoning to prepare students for work in the field of Biology dealing with the molecular aspects of biotechnology, ecology or the environmental sciences. [+]
Master of Engineering in Bioengineering [+]
The Master of Science in Biology explores the structure, function and evolution of diverse living systems, including genetic engineering, stem cell research, obesity, cancer and effects of global warming. [+]
The Master’s degree program in Food Science was created to educate professionals and researchers with deep knowledge in science and food technology, with initiative and creativity that make them able to participate as agents of innovation in ... [+]
Food Science Master's Degree
The Master’s degree program in Food Science was created to educate professionals and researchers with deep knowledge in science and food technology, with initiative and creativity that make them able to participate as agents of innovation in academic activities (teaching and research) or inside the productive sector, or being capable of doing a doctoral program in the area of food in Mexico or abroad.
Universidad de las Americas Puebla has developed over the past 15 years, without interruption, research in food science and technology transfer in the region near its facilities. The master's degree program in Food Science is of prime importance for the institutional development due to its socio-economic impact in the region.... [-]
Core courses: Engineering Research Methods, Mathematical Methods [+]
The purpose of this degree is to provide an opportunity for professional agricultural personnel to obtain an education at the graduate level or to prepare for terminal degree work at the doctoral level. [+]