University of Texas at Tyler College of Arts and Sciences
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The Department of Biology offers graduate studies leading to the degree of Master of Science in Biology with a thesis and a non-thesis option (see below). The program is designed to provide graduate education for students who intend to pursue vocations in industry, government, teaching, research, and further graduate education leading to a doctorate. The department offers course work and research in the following general areas: genetics, genomics, bioinformatics, evolutionary biology, phylogenetics, developmental biology, molecular biology, synthetic biology, microbiology, insect biology, conservation biology, and ecology. This program is designed for students preparing for careers requiring analytical, research, and problem-solving skills.