Oakland University

College of Arts and Sciences

Master of Science in Biology


520 O'Dowd Hall

520 O'Dowd Hall

Rochester, MI 48309

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Biology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The program leading to a Master of Science in biology provides advanced training to students seeking employment in biological disciplines. The Master of Science in biology also prepares students for entrance into Ph.D. programs. The Master of Science in biology program consists of two tracks: the cellular/molecular biology track and the ecology, evolution and behavior track. The graduate program affords students the opportunity to interact closely with the biology faculty as they complete their thesis work.


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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