College of Science and Health | DePaul University > Academics > Biological Sciences > Graduate Programs > Biological Sciences (MA)

Biological Sciences (MA)

The Biology Department seeks to support students’ development as emerging scientists. DePaul’s Master of Arts degree in Biology is designed for students who have a strong desire to increase their understanding of the life sciences and plan to take on additional education for increased proficiency in teaching.

The master’s program provides lecture, laboratory and seminar courses along with learning experiences in research and laboratory assistance. Students:

  • Learn to be independent thinkers and researchers, while demonstrating problem solving skills.
  • Develop laboratory skills and methodologies and gain knowledge relating to life and the principles governing living systems.
  • Learn to communicate biological knowledge effectively to others.
  • Develop a concentration in consultation with their academic advisor.

See more information in the Biology Department

​​​

​​