Biology - Master's Program Application

Materials required to apply to the Department of Biology Master's Program include:

  • Application to the Graduate School
  • Application to the Department of Biology (form below)
  • Three completed Recommendation Forms 
  • Original transcripts from undergraduate programs


The following additional materials are required if you want to apply for a graduate assistantship:

  • General GRE scores (verbal, math and writing)
  • Faculty letter of sponsorship

Items with an * indicate a required field.
BSU ID Number
(You may obtain this from the Graduate School or if you are an international student, from International Admissions.)
First Name *
Middle Name
Last Name *
Address Line 1 *
Address Line 2
City *
State *
Zip *
Phone *
E-mail address *
The degree program I am applying for is: *  Master of Arts in Biology
  Master of Science in Biology
  Master of Arts in Physiology
  Master of Science in Physiology
The financial support program I am applying for is: *  Teaching Assistantship
  Research Assistantship (funded grants only)
  Other: Specify below.
Other financial support program:
Do you have a teaching license(s)? *  Yes
If you have a teaching license(s), in what subject area(s)?
Grade point average based on a 4 point system (a grade of 'A' = 4 points): *
Grade point average for the last 45 quarter hours or last 30 semester hours completed: *
Education: Please list institutions attended, dates, major(s) and minor(s), degrees held *
Work experience: Please list your employers, job titles, dates, brief statement of nature of work: *
Honors, special accomplishments, or other recognition of your scholastic and/or professional career. *
Provide a brief statement concerning your professional goals: *
Provide a brief statement about areas in which you have research interests: *
Enter the names of the department faculty whose research interests are similar to yours *
Please review the department faculty research interests.
List the names of the individuals you have asked to submit the department recommendation form (see link above) *