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College
College of Arts and Sciences

Department
Department of Biological Sciences

256 Cunningham Hall
Tel: 330-672-3613
E-mail: kentbiology@kent.edu
Web: www.kent.edu/cas/biology

Description

The Master of Arts in Biology is for students wishing to gain additional knowledge in any area of the biological sciences and are not looking towards a career in biological research. This non-thesis program complements secondary school science teachers, students looking for additional background or preparation for professional school programs such as in medicine or dentistry, and those seeking employment in life science industries in a non-research capacity.

The Master of Science in Biology provides an advanced degree for students who have undergraduate degrees in biology or a related life science. The program is offered for working biologists in various professions including educators teaching science at the secondary level.
 

Admission Requirements

M.A. and M.S.: Official transcript(s), 3.00 undergraduate GPA, goal statement and three letters of recommendation. Admission into the M.S. also requires the GRE. Please refer to the University policy for graduate admissions.

Graduation Requirements

Minimum 32 total credit hours.
 

Thesis/ Dissertation

M.S.: Thesis is required.