Biology, Bachelor of Science / Master of Science

144 Credits
St. John's College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Queens Campus


The Department of Biology offers an intensive, accelerated combined degree program leading to both the B.S. and M.S. degrees in five years of full-time study.  Qualified undergraduates who will have completed 60 credits with a 3.0 cumulative index and a 3.5 for 12 credits in Biology are encouraged to apply.  Students in the B.S./M.S. program matriculate for a total of 144 credits, 33 of which are on the graduate level.  Those electing the thesis option must complete 6 credits of Master’s Research (BIO 900).  Students choosing the non-thesis option complete 6 credits of coursework in lieu of BIO 900. 


Dr. Simon Moller
Graduate Director
Department of Biology
St. Albert Hall
Queens Campus

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