Conduct cutting-edge biology research and prepare for a dynamic career in academics, government, industry, and beyond.
UND's Biology master's degree combines biological sciences with a strong focus on conservation biology, wildlife biology, molecular biology, and developmental biology. You’ll conduct biology research at a high level and master the technical skills you need.
- Program type:
- Master's Degree
- On Campus
- Est. time to complete:
- 2-3 years
- Credit hours:
Why earn a master's in biology?
UND's Master's Degree in Biology
Our facilities and research areas include greenhouses, vertebrate and invertebrate museums, tissue culture facilities, and molecular biology labs.
You'll receive individualized mentoring from faculty who are engaged in both research and teaching.
UND is an excellent area for studying northern prairie and pothole regions. You'll have access to three field stations that include wetlands, prairies, riparian woodlands, streams and agricultural areas.
You'll learn in a collaborative environment that includes integrative approaches to biology, using tools that range from computational to molecular to GIS.
Participate in internships or experiential learning supported by local and national programs such as the National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates (NSF-REU) and the National Institutes of Health Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (NIH-SURF).
What can you do with a master's in biology?
Master's in Biology Courses
Leaders in Biology Research
In our collaborative environment, you'll work closely with expert faculty on high-level research in state-of-the-art facilities and in the field.