The Department of Biology offers exciting opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate programs. Here you will find information related to our degrees and future career paths. Every student is assigned an academic adviser that will help you optimize your educational experience and future career. We also have developed degree maps and course flowcharts to aid in planning coursework during your time at St. Cloud State.
Graduate programs in our department include a coursework-based Master of Arts (M.A.) that can be completed online for increased flexibility for working professionals that is perfect for science educators interested in a biology content-focused graduate degree. We also offer a thesis-based Master of Science (M.S.) in the Biological Sciences that provides hands-on research experiences in a variety of disciplines that is perfect for preparing students for academic research, continued doctoral education, medical school, and healthcare professions.