University of Alabama - Huntsville

College of Science

Biological Sciences


301 Sparkman Drive

EB 131

Huntsville, AL 35899

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Biological Sciences Department at UAH has offered the Masters of Science degree for more than 20 years. Our graduates have successfully pursued careers in industry, research and education. The affiliation of the graduate program in Biological Sciences with Alabama A&M University furnishes an extensive graduate faculty for instruction and research opportunities.

The department provides an atmosphere and research facilities that are especially suitable for students pursuing an M.S. degree or the New Ph.D program in Biotechnology. Our faculty members have national and international recognition and a strong commitment to research. Our faculty members understand and work with graduate students in designing their research projects and course work for M.S. or the Ph,D degrees. Students in the program study under the guidance of a faculty advisor and an advisory committee. The department emphasizes research and course work in the following areas: cell biology, environmental biology, genetics and molecular biology, microbiology and physiology. More detailed information can be found in individual faculty pages.


The University of Alabama in Huntsville is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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