Master of Science in Biological Sciences
Texas A & M University – Commerce

Program Details

The online MS in Biological Sciences degree program from Texas A & M University – Commerce is designed for biology teachers who are interested in expanding their knowledge in biology and acquiring the necessary degree for dual credit and college-level teaching. It is not recommended for students interested in pursuing PhD or other advanced degrees. Courses explore topics such as:

  • Pharmacology
  • Epigenetics
  • Vertebrate Endocrinology
  • Human Physiology
  • Hydrology


  • Undergraduate degree in Biology or a related discipline from an accredited institution with a minimum grade point average of 2.75 overall or 3.0 on last 60 hours
  • A minimum of 12 semester hours of Junior or Senior-level Biology classes with a score of B (80%) or better
  • All graduate and undergraduate transcripts
  • At least one of the following:
    • Official GRE scores
    • Passing score for the TExES for Life Science 8-12 #138 or Life Science 7-12 #238
    • Passing score for the TExES for Science 8-12 #136 or Science 7-12 #236
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Letter of intent
  • A personal interview with graduate faculty in the Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences if deemed necessary

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Geographic Restrictions

Texas A&M University-Commerce is currently not authorized by the state of Massachusetts to provide instruction to individuals who reside in the state of Massachusetts while pursuing a degree with Texas A&M University-Commerce.