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The Master of Science in Biology Program provides a demanding and rewarding experience in biology, leading to competent scholarship and research capability. The department emphasizes research as a basic component of graduate study. A variety of research specialties are available within the department, including aquatic and riparian ecology, limnology, fisheries biology, embryology, physiology, exercise physiology, wildlife biology, mycology, plant ecology, microbiology, and immunology, among others.

Graduates of the Biology Program either continue in PhD programs, or are employed in various biological fields with federal, state, tribal and local agencies, environmental consulting firms, private conservation organizations, public and private schools or private industry.

Deadline for Application

April 1, Oct 15, Jan 16

Special Program Requirements

Please contact the department at the number or email below to determine if this program is right for you BEFORE completing the admissions application. Admission deadlines: April 1 for fall; Oct. 15 for winter; Jan. 16 for spring.


Contact Information

Camille McNeely, PhD OR Lisa Williams
258 Hall of Sciences
Cheney WA 99004
509.359.7049 509.359.7499

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