Graduate


Graduate

Complete your M.S. in Biology on your own schedule.

USJ's graduate program in Biology is designed to meet the needs of working professionals who need a flexible course schedule.

Contact us to learn more about our online-based graduate program in Biology, which:

  • Allows you to fit courses around your work and home schedules
  • Complete a Master of Science program in Biology within two years
  • Take courses year-round over three semesters

Program Benefits:

  • Flexible Schedule
    Students from around the globe can participate and earn a degree in Biology at their own pace.

  • Small Classes
    Our online class size is set at 15 students, encouraging thoughtful discussion and individual contact between students and faculty.

  • Opportunity to Network
    Students interact with classmates through threaded discussions and group projects, meeting people from different careers and different areas of the world.

  • Faculty
    Our Biology faculty members include an ornithologist, an aquatic ecologist, a cardiologist, a neuroscientist, a pharmacologist, a microbiologist and a geneticist. Many have ongoing research programs and have published their research findings in international journals.

  • A Comprehensive Curriculum
    The Biology master's degree program requires 30 graduate credits within a plan of study.
    • It includes at least 24 biology credits from the department's course selection and approved transfer courses.
    • The variety of courses gives you the ability to design a curriculum to meet your career goals.
    • Courses are offered in organismal, molecular, statistical and health-related fields.
    • There are opportunities for independent study and research.

  • Career Opportunities
    Graduates go on to exciting careers:
    • Many explore research and education at local and world institutions like Bayer Pharmaceuticals, Hartford Hospital, UCONN Health Center and numerous public school systems.
    • Others pursue doctoral degrees at institutions like Yale University and the University of Connecticut.
    • Alumni have also been accepted into various medical schools and physician's assistant programs.

USJ's Online Graduate Program in Biology is:

  • Approved by the Connecticut Department of Education
  • Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)