Biology MS

Apply for Spring or Fall 2022

Application deadline for spring 2022 is October 15, 2021, and March 15, 2022 for fall 2022 admission.

How to Apply

USF’s Master of Science in Biology is research-intensive, providing personalized, hands-on training in a faculty member’s laboratory. Working together with their advisers, students design an independent, faculty-directed research project that culminates in a formal written thesis.

Full-Tuition Scholarships

Students admitted to the program are fully funded, including a full scholarship and a salary earned through teaching or research assistantships.

Financing Your Education

Research Experience and Training

Our program provides extensive research experience and training to prepare students for:

    • Professional research positions in the educational, medical, pharmaceutical, or biotech fields, as well as other industries with biological research and development
    • Further studies in a PhD program or medical school
    • Teaching positions at the high school and community college levels