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Master's and Doctoral Programs

Graduate Degrees in Biological Sciences

Ohio University offers master's and doctoral programs in biological sciences, with concentrations available in Cell, Developmental and Microbiology, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, or Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience. Students can apply for the Molecular and Cellular Biology program in conjunction with a Ph.D. in Biology. 

Concentration in Cell, Developmental and Microbiology

The mission of the Cell, Developmental and Microbiology program is to educate and train graduate students through coursework and laboratory research in the subjects of biochemistry, genetics, microbiology, cell biology, and developmental biology. Faculty mentors are from the departments of Biological Sciences and Biomedical Sciences.

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Emily Marino

Concentration in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

The graduate program in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology—a concentration in the Biological Sciences graduate programs—brings together researchers and students interested in biodiversity research. This includes the hierarchy of biological organization, from genes to species to ecosystems.

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Anthony Gilbert in the field

Concentration in Integrative Physiology & Neuroscience

Both the master's and doctoral degrees in neuroscience are available at Ohio University. Graduate education in neuroscience at Ohio University is provided by faculty of the interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program.

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Raeven Bastock in lab

Explore Faculty Research Areas

The Biological Sciences graduate program that includes faculty from both Biological Sciences and Biomedical Sciences (Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine). Faculty and graduate students conduct research on a wide array of biological topics spanning from molecules to ecosystems, and from basic to applied research.