Biology and Molecular Biology

Incoming freshmen can view the New Students page for information and requirements for entering into the program!

The Department of Biology and Molecular Biology is a broadly-based department with research areas and course offerings that span the range of levels of biological organization from molecules to ecosystems, emphasizing the integrative nature of biological studies. We provide hands-on research training at all levels through a variety of research training programs and courses, integrated with our degree programs.

The Department offers undergraduate B.S. and Masters of Science degrees in:

As well as Master of Science degrees in:

We also offer a one-year certificate program in Molecular Biology.


The Department supports the interdisciplinary BS in Science Informatics and BS/MS in Marine Biology and Coastal Sciences, as well as the Ph.D. in Environmental Management. We also participate with other institutions in articulated medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, physical therapy, physician assistant, nursing, and doctorate programs.