Learning Outcomes for M.S. Biological Sciences

Learning Outcomes

Program Goals

  1. Provide a knowledge base in the biological sciences that is deeper than the typical undergraduate experience.
  2. Foster participation in the production of biological knowledge through high quality research.
  3. Instill outstanding research skills and a working knowledge of the scientific method by participation in high-quality research.
  4. Develop outstanding scientific communication skills through written and oral presentations.

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will demonstrate expertise in their thesis research field
  2. Students will develop their written and oral communication skills
  3. Students will have mastery of the core knowledge and fundamental principals of the Biological Sciences
  4. Students will demonstrate an understanding of research design and have the ability to carry out a research project