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Biology, Bachelor of Science / Master of Science

Biological Sciences


The Department of Biological Sciences offers an intensive, accelerated combined degree program leading to both the B.S. and M.S. degrees in five years of full-time study.  

Department Contact

Yong Yu, Ph.D.
Director of Graduate Studies
St. Albert Hall, Room 334B
[email protected]

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Please see the requirement chart for the academic progression criteria in this combined degree program.

Current St. John’s University undergraduates interested in applying to a combined degree program or pathway should consult the appropriate Director of Graduate Studies and their undergraduate academic Dean.

Career Outcomes

As a graduate with both a bachelor's and master’s degree in Biology from St. John’s University, you will be a desirable candidate for employment in research capacities at universities or corporations involved in pharmaceutical, clinical, biological, or biotechnological research. You will also be qualified for teaching or managerial positions in these settings.