Master of Science in Biology

The Department of Biology offers courses leading to a Master of Science in Biology.  The purpose of this graduate program is to provide advanced training in biology which may eventually lead to pursuing a Ph.D. 

Why a master’s of Science in Biology at UTPA?...

We have the Experts!...

  • Dr. T.P. Feria received a “Teaching Award”
  • Dr. L. Materon received the "Minnie Stevens Piper Award"
  • Dr. F. Zaidan II received an “International Award” for excellence in teaching. 

Time to Degree: 2-3 years (Full-Time)

Total Credit Hours: 30 hours thesis option; 36 hours non-thesis option

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