Master of Science In Biological Sciences

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Students graduating with a Master of Science in Biological Sciences:

  • Have mastered the fundamental concepts of biology, including cell and molecular biology, genetics, physiology, evolution and ecology.
  • Will have a working knowledge of the principles of scientific methodology, of the methods and technology of biological research, of quantitative analysis of scientific data, and will be capable of writing a publishable scientific paper.
  • Will have a demonstrated mastery of at least one focus area within biology or biochemistry.
  • Are prepared for a career in biological sciences or are prepared to pursue more advanced research opportunities (e.g., PhD or postdoctoral programs).
All graduate programs at UAA are coordinated through the Graduate School. Additional information on graduate student policies and guidelines can be found on the Graduate School's website and in the UAA Catalog.