Graduate Program

The Department of Biology offers a Master of Science in Biology degree program. Students may specialize within and between many areas of biology and other life sciences departments. To be competitive for financial support, applications to the M.S. program should be received by January 15th.

Applicants to the M.S. in Biology program should visit the page for prospective graduate students.

Further inquiries to the master's program may be directed to:

Maria Rivera, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies
Department of Biology

Trani Center for Life Sciences, Room 220a
Box 842012
Richmond, VA 23284-2012

Phone: (804)828-0561
Fax: (804)828-5905

Individuals interested in a Ph.D. program should consider the Ph.D. in Integrative Life Sciences in VCU Life Sciences. For more information on this program, visit the VCU Life Sciences website.