Graduate Overview

The Department of Biology at UIS is currently not admitting graduate students into the Master’s Program.  Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

The Master’s of Science in Biology Degree

A balanced biology curriculum is offered through formal courses and independent study. Research is the focus in the UIS Masters’ Degree because of the problem-solving and organizational skills developed.

Specialty areas of study include:

  • Molecular & Cell Biology (prokaryotic & eukaryotic)
  • Ecology & Environmental Science

Information regarding prerequisites, application requirements, and A UIS Biologist studies at Timber Creek.grading policy can be found on the Master’s Degree Requirements page.

Graduate students should also check into the information regarding graduation and course requirements on the Course List page, as well as Information Regarding the Thesis and Research Proposal to learn more about the research component of the Master’s degree.