M.S. in Biological Sciences

The general Master's Degree in Biological Sciences is intended for students who have an existing collaboration with a UAlbany faculty member and do not wish to commit to the full Ph.D. program.

An application to the general master's program will not be considered unless the applicant has a commitment from a faculty member who will oversee and support work towards the degree. Students should consult with faculty before making formal application to the program.

The M.S. degree programs in Forensic Biology and Biodiversity, Conservation and Policy are specialized programs that do not require a prior faculty commitment.

Since a master's degree is not required, students wishing to pursue a doctoral degree should apply directly to the Ph.D. program.