Biology Graduate Programs

We offer students diverse research opportunities to help solve some of the most pressing ecological issues in our world.

Advanced Degrees Offered

Master of Science

Students in the M.S. program participate in courses, seminars and research planned in conjunction with the student’s advisor and advisory committee.

Master of Biology

This non-thesis option consists primarily of coursework and helps prepare students for positions in science education or professional programs.

Doctorate

Students in the Ph.D. program participate in courses, seminars and research planned in conjunction with the student’s advisor and advisory committee.

Graduate student research

Biology Concentrations

We offer a diverse program of concentrations, and core and elective courses.

Application Details

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: Jan 15
  • Spring: Nov 25

Visit the Graduate School website for more information on priority deadlines for US and International students.

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Contact Us

Program Director Graduate Services Coordinator
Dr. Rebecca Irwin Freha Legoas
reirwin@ncsu.edu f_lego@ncsu.edu
919-515-7553 919-515-5712