Why Study Biology at NDSU

How to Apply

Admission to the programs offered in Biological Sciences occurs through the NDSU Admissions Office for undergraduate programs and the Graduate School for graduate programs.  Use the links below to begin the application process.

Learn More About Our Undergraduate Program

Undergraduate biology majors in our department can choose from multiple emphases. Biological Sciences offers students high-quality courses and hands-on research experience.  With a major in Biological Science, students can have an emphasis in Biomedical Science, Ecology and Conservation Science, and Environmental Science.  Students can also major in Biological Sciences Education and Comprehensive Science Education.

Learn More About Our Graduate Program

The Department of Biological Sciences is an excellent place to pursue your advanced degree because we offer both Masters and PhD degrees in a wide variety of inter and intra-disciplinary programs.  Our graduates go on to successful careers in the sciences, academics, industry, health professions, government agencies, and private business. 

The Department offers programs leading to a Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Biology. The department also participates in inter-disciplinary programs in Natural Resource ManagementEnvironmental and Conservation SciencesGenomicsCellular and Molecular Biology and STEM Education.

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