Biology Master of Science


Biology Master of Science

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:

  • Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)