Indiana State University

College of Arts & Sciences

Life Sciences, MS, PhD



College of Education

Terre Haute, IN 47809

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science (with thesis or non-thesis), Doctor of Philosophy in degree in one of the disciplines listed: Ecology and Evolution; Microbial, Cellular, and Molecular Biology; Physiology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The graduate programs in Biology provide the student with a strong background needed to pursue a career in college or university research and teaching, in government and industrial research, state agencies, or in other related areas. The graduate program is specialized to fit the individual needs and plans of each student. Specific objectives of the Biology Graduate Program are: - To provide the student with experience in directed research. Original research and the writing of the thesis or dissertation is considered by the members of the department to be the single most important requirement leading to the M.S. or Ph.D. degree. - To provide the student with specialized or in-depth training in their chosen areas--cell and molecular biology, microbiology, physiology, and/or ecology and evolution. - To provide the students with professional experience in teaching, grant application writing, and in research presentations.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Loans Offered: A range of lending agencies offer loans to qualified students. Applicants may apply by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid(FAFSA).

Locale: Small City

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