The Department of Biological Sciences provides contemporary education of the highest quality to students pursuing graduate degrees in:
- Biology (Physiology and Neuroscience)
- Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
- Environmental Science
- G-RISE Program
Research, strong professor-student mentoring, high-quality instruction, and professional community service are the foundation of our mission.
The cornerstone of our graduate programs is the creation of new knowledge through research. We offer students the opportunity to conduct research that leads to theses and dissertations in aquatic biology, aquatic toxicology, biochemistry, cell and molecular biology, ecology, environmental science, forensic biology, genetics, limnology, microbiology, neurobiology, physiology, and plant sciences.