University of New England

Biological Sciences


11 Hills Beach Road

Biddeford, ME 04005

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Biological Sciences

Format: Online

Program Description:

The Master of Science, Biological Sciences program offers post-baccalaureate training to students interested in a wide variety of biological topics. The classroom curriculum features a broad-based exposure to advanced topics in biological subjects that may include physiology, ecology, molecular biology and microbiology. The program also focuses on the research experience: students will conduct research and prepare a thesis on any of a variety of topics selected in consultation with our faculty. Mission Statement The mission of the Department of Biological Sciences at University of New England is to enable students to understand the real-world relevance of the biological sciences, foster scientific literacy and critical thinking skills, and lay the foundation for lifelong learning and meaningful, productive contributions to society. The mission of the Master of Science: Biological Sciences program is to prepare outstanding graduate students for careers or further training in science, technology, and education by providing an advanced knowledge base and a working knowledge of research methods in the biological sciences. Program Goals Provide a knowledge base in the biological sciences that is deeper than the typical undergraduate experience. Foster participation in the production of biological knowledge through excellence in research. Instill outstanding research skills and a working knowledge of the scientific method by participation in high-quality research. Develop outstanding scientific communication skills through writing and oral presentations.


New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University II

Loans Offered: Federal and Private educational loans are available.

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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