Master of Arts: Biology

Student Learning Outcomes

Students graduating from this program will:

  • Students will be able to integrate fundamental concepts in anatomy, biochemistry, cell biology and physiology.
  • Students will be able to apply basic biological sciences knowledge to clinical situations.
  • Students will be able to create a professional and reflective professional school application.
  • Students will develop strategies for conducting professional school interviews.

Admission Requirements

  • BS or BA in Biology or Chemistry (preferred).
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Three letters of recommendation.
  • Statement of purpose.
  • Minimum score on one of the following exams: MCAT (≥ 485), DAT (≥ 15), PCAT (≥ 24) or GRE (≥ 300).

Plan of Study

Required Courses
BIOLOGY 5511Professional Development1
BIOLOGY 5510Gross Anatomy for Nurse Anesthetists3
BIOLOGY 5510LGross Anatomy for Nurse Anesthetists1
BIOLOGY 5515Biochemistry4
BIOLOGY 5539Mammalian Physiology4
LS-CBB 5520Cell and Molecular Biology II3
BIOLOGY 5592Master of Arts Topics in Biology4
Elective Courses10
Pathophysiology (Recommended)
Human Genomic Epidemiology
Master of Science Topics
Global Health: New and Emerging Infections Diseases
From Bench to Bedside: Translational Research
Graduate Histology
Graduate Virology
Graduate Developmental Biology
Applied Biostatistics I
Clinical Research Methodology
Principles and Applications of Epidemiology
Total Credits30