MS in Biological Sciences Overview

You will benefit from close-personal interactions with dedicated faculty members that have a passion for teaching, research and learning; rich experiential learning opportunities; innovative and cutting-edge research; and state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities.



Career Preparation

Our master's degree program provides you with a broad background in the biological sciences that serves as preparation for entry into PhD degree programs, employment in the biotechnology industry and teaching positions at the high school and community college levels.

Paths to Health Fields

The program also facilitates student entry into health-related professional programs. Some biology graduate students participate in research in the Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

Go Broad or Deep

Graduate studies cover molecular and cellular biology, physiology, microbiology, ecology, paleontology and plant and animal systematics. Or you can specialize in one area.



In Person

Course Format

2 Years

Course Completion 

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We take a hands on approach with our students. This means we want to get to know you throughout your discovery and application process. Help us connect with you by taking the next step.

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Department of Biological Sciences

College of the Pacific
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, CA 95211