Life is vast. Plants, animals, ocean life—we all co-exist on this fragile planet. Are you interested in understanding how life interacts and the relationships that come about? Is it time you studied biology, using rigorous scientific reasoning to study and grow in your understanding of how life works? Would you like to turn this understanding into advanced career opportunities? At Montclair State University, we can help.
From biotechnology research to environmental study, career choices in biological sciences are as diverse as the field itself. In our College of Science and Mathematics, we offer the graduate-level certificates and degree programs you need to be successful in your chosen career path.
MS in Biology
Take a deep dive into the biological sciences. Research, writing and hands-on experiences in the classroom and laboratory to further develop your practical and intellectual skills in biology.
Biology (MS), Pedagogy Concentration:
Are you a biology teacher? Do you plan to teach at a community college? Are you ready to employ research in biology with applications for science teaching? Our MS in Biology, Pedagogy concentration, increases content preparation in biology to expand your pedagogical skills.
Biology (MS), Ecology and Evolution Concentration:
With required coursework in ecology, evolutionary mechanisms and physiological plan ecology, this graduate program in Biology will prepare you for a career in biological fields that demand advanced training.
Biology (MS), Physiology Concentration:
With coursework in plant physiology, mammalian physiology and advanced comparative animal physiology, the Physiology concentration for the MS in Biology will help you advance your career in next-level biological fields.
MS in Marine Biology and Coastal Sciences
The Marine Biology and Coastal Sciences program integrates marine biology, freshwater ecology, and environmental sciences.Read More
Molecular Biology Certificate
The Molecular Biology certificate is designed to help you learn new techniques, update your skills, prepare for further postgraduate work and advance your career in in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries.Read More
MS in Molecular Biology
Thinking about pursuing a career in the burgeoning biotechnology industry? By majoring in Molecular Biology, you’ll be well prepared to compete in the modern scientific marketplace, as most institutions carry on basic or applied research in biomedical areas today using techniques of molecular biology.Read More