Biology (MS)

How life works. Explore the science of how life functions at the cellular, molecular, developmental, and physiological level by studying with us.


What You’ll Learn

Our master’s program gives you skills in fields like molecular biology, genetics, microbiology, cell and developmental biology, physiology, and more. You’ll learn, do research and have the opportunity to teach as well, with our teaching assistantships.

We also offer a combined bachelor’s and master’s degree, a unique program that allows you to earn both degrees in just 5 years.

What’s Next?

Stay Informed

Receive emails about Graduate news and upcoming events.

Sign Up

Program Contact

Huey Hing, PhD
(585) 395-5742

Send Email

Start Your Application

Complete our multi-part application with the Center for Graduate Studies.

Apply Now
Small Classes, Big Relationships

“Since it is a smaller school, I’ve gotten to know all my biology professors and chemistry professors. I’ve had great experiences doing research in the genetics lab with Dr. Sia.”
Allyson Burkhart ’15