University of Louisiana at Lafayette

College of Sciences



Graduate School Office
POB 44610
Room 332 Martin Hall

Lafayette, LA 70504

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental and Evolutionary Biology, Master of Science in Biology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This doctoral program emphasizes environmental and evolutionary biology. Training within this broad framework encompasses marine biology, ecology, molecular studies, and cell biology. Coursework and a dissertation lead to a Doctor of Philosophy opening doors for an academic career in teaching or independent research.The department offers facilities and equipment to support graduate research and works closely with several research laboratories and organizations.

As a student in our biology master’s program, you’ll be able to work closely with our faculty to conduct research in areas ranging from biomedical to environmental and evolutionary biology, working in the field, in the lab, or both. With our close proximity to the Gulf of Mexico and the swamps of Louisiana, along with the multiple research centers located right here on UL Lafayette’s campus, earning your master’s in biology at UL Lafayette gives you access to a range of diverse opportunities and expertise. 


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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