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North Dakota State University - Graduate School MS in Biological Sciences
North Dakota State University - Graduate School

MS in Biological Sciences

Fargo, USA

2 Years


Full time

Request application deadline

Aug 2024

USD 421 / per credit



The Department of Biological Sciences offers graduate study leading to Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees.

Ph.D. degrees are available in Biological Sciences, Genomics, Cellular and Molecular Biology, Environmental and Conservation Sciences, and STEM Education. Advanced work may involve specialized training in the following areas:

  • aquatic biology
  • behavior
  • biology education research
  • cell biology
  • cancer biology
  • conservation biology
  • comparative biochemistry and physiology
  • developmental biology
  • ecology
  • endocrinology
  • evolution
  • evolutionary ecology
  • fisheries biology
  • molecular biology
  • plant biology
  • population biology
  • prairie pothole ecology
  • wildlife biology

Student research and academic programs are tailored to individual needs and interests. Interdisciplinary approaches to biological problems are encouraged.

Major Advisor

Applicants must identify a potential faculty advisor when they apply to NDSU Graduate School. Generally, the major advisor is active in the field of research specified by the applicant. View a list of faculty and their research interests here.


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