Oakland University

College of Arts and Sciences

Master of Arts in Biology


520 O'Dowd Hall

520 O'Dowd Hall

Rochester, MI 48309

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Biology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Arts in biology is a non-thesis master’s program that has a larger and broader course component, but a lesser research component, than the Master of Science in biology. The Master of Arts in biology is designed for those students who wish to teach at the secondary or community college level and students who hold full-time jobs.


Oakland University is accredited as a doctoral degree-granting institution by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

International Student Requirements:

International applicants requiring an I-20 for a visa must also submit additional documents, including an International Student Supplemental Application, financial documents, transcript evaluations, and proof of English language proficiency (TOEFL, IELTS or MELAB).

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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