Master of Science (M.S.) in Biological Sciences

A professor and a male student sit side-by-side in a labAt UNE we empower you with a comprehensive foundation of knowledge in biological concepts, as well as the research experience needed to enter a career in the sciences with confidence. 

You benefit from our Biddeford Campus' seaside setting, our cutting-edge facilities, and the opportunity to work closely with faculty. You also benefit from the opportunity to be part of a larger community of graduate and professional students in the health sciences.  

You will conduct original research and prepare a thesis on any of a variety of topics selected in consultation with our faculty. 

Four Plus One 

Our Four Plus One Program enables you to complete your M.S. degree in one year, instead of the traditional two, if you earn a 3.5 GPA or higher from UNE’s undergraduate program in Biological Sciences, and receive sponsorship from a faculty member.