5 yr BS/MS in Biology


Biology is pleased to announce the inception of a research-based 5 year BS/MS degree. Over the course of their senior year plus one additional year of graduate study, students in the program will take masters level courses, conduct independent research and write a masters thesis.




Motivated students should initiate research with a participating research mentor before applying at the end of their Sophomore year. Applicants to the program will be selected based on research mentor support, letters of recommendation and GPA.

Freshman Sophomore Junior Senior Masters Research
Get involved in research & Identify a research mentor
Apply to Masters by end of year
Begin Masters coursework, research, thesis writing


Participating Faculty


Required courses