Biological Sciences Graduate Degrees
Present Your Research: See Carroll Lab Students Present at Wind River Conference on Prokaryotic Biology.
- Biological Sciences Ph.D.
- Biological Sciences M.S.
- Concentrations (for Ph.D. and M.S.)
- Graduate Certificate in Conservation Biology
Admissions & Financial Aid
Graduate Courses & Resources
- Graduate Courses & Resources
- Guide to Choosing a Graduate Adviser in Biological Sciences
- Research Opportunities
- Dissertation Advisor form [PDF](BIOS#1 form)
- Designation of Faculty Representative/Dissertation Committee form [Word] (CAS#5 form) (Policy)
- Report on Oral Dissertation Defense form [PDF] (CAS#8 form)
- PhD Comprehensive Exam form [Word] (CAS#4 form)
- Dissertation Proposal Exam form [PDF] (BIOS#2 form)
- Advance to Candidacy form [Word] (CAS#6 form)
- Arrangements for Oral Dissertation Exam form [Word] (CAS#7 form)
- Thesis Advisor form [PDF] (BIOS#1 form)
- Thesis Committee form [PDF] (BIOS#12 form)
- Thesis Proposal Exam [PDF] (BIOS#2 form)
- Arrangements for Oral Thesis Examination form [Word] (CAS#7 form)
- Report on Oral Thesis Examination form [PDF] (CAS#8 form)
The Biological Sciences Department offers both master's and doctoral degrees and is composed of faculty from both Biological Sciences and Biomedical Sciences (Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine).
Graduate degrees are structured into three areas of biology:
- Integrative Physiology & Neuroscience
- Cell, Developmental & Microbiology
- Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
In addition, a non-thesis masters of science is offered to elementary and secondary school teachers.