Department of Biology

Student Opportunities


Students interested in any of our biology fields will find ample advice on career paths, and opportunities for scholarships and advanced learning through our seminar series.

Tutoring Center

The Biology Tutoring Center in Wick Science Building, Annex 202-1, is open 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Our qualified and friendly tutors can help you learn how to study for biology or how to write a proper lab report. This is a free resource available to all St. Cloud State students, and we encourage you to contact our tutors!

Research Experience

The faculty in the Department of Biology have earned a reputation for undergraduate and graduate student participation in our field-based or laboratory-based research programs. The Department of Biology offers a research-based master's of science program where students will take conduct their own active research, disseminate their findings to the public, and be encouraged to publish their work in scientific journals in their respective fields.

Interested undergraduate and prospective graduate students should contact faculty members whose areas of research expertise interests them. Many faculty are often looking for eager and dedicated undergraduate and graduate students to join their labs. Also refer to the degrees offered to find the degree that fits your academic interests.

Graduate Student Teaching Assistantships

For positions starting Spring Semester, applications are due Dec. 1. For positions starting fall semester, applications are due May 1.

Additional deadlines may include summer applications (June 1) if applicable.

Return your TA application to Barb Kjellberg and the graduate director (Dr. Matthew Davis, before the appropriate due date.

Student Organizations 

Student organizations provide opportunities for social and professional development. Below are some biology-related organizations. Search additional organizations.

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