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California State University - Sacramento Master of Science in Biological Sciences
California State University - Sacramento

Master of Science in Biological Sciences

6000, USA

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Sep 2024

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The Master of Science (MS) in Biological Sciences offers advanced training in the biological sciences through coursework and completion of an original research-based thesis. The MS degree prepares students for careers in education, government, and industry, as well as for doctoral programs or advancement in teaching, laboratory work, or fieldwork.

Faculty have specializations and expertise in a diverse range of areas within the biological sciences. Students work with a graduate faculty advisor to develop a coursework plan that meets their professional goals, design an original research investigation, and complete their thesis. A student's thesis research may be conducted on campus or at an off-campus location under the supervision of their faculty advisor.

The MS degree requires 30 credit hours of coursework, original research, and completion of a thesis that involves biological field and/or laboratory research.

For additional information regarding the MS in Biological Sciences, visit the Biological Sciences website.

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