Master of Science in Biology
Western Kentucky University

Program Details

The online MS in Biology degree program from Western Kentucky University is a non-thesis option designed to provide advanced training in Biology while expanding opportunities in teaching, research, and public service. As part of their elective courses, students may pursue a Peace Corps Master's International Option, which focuses on skills in:

  • Effective Leadership
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Ethics & Social Responsibility 
  • Human Relations

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Western Kentucky University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)

Additional Info

  • Bachelor's degree in biology or equivalent including supporting courses in science and mathematics

Restricted States