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Graduate Program

Graduate students in Biology work towards earning a Masters of Science degree Biology. ULM offers both a thesis and a non-thesis option; both require 33 graduate hours to complete.

Students seeking admission to the Biology Graduate Program must first be admitted to the ULM Graduate School.


A limited number of assistantships are available through the Biology Program. Application forms can be obtained from the Office of Graduate Studies and Research.


For complete information on the graduate program in Biology, click here for our graduate handbook outlining specific requirements, assistantship types and stipends, and details of coursework and research expectations.  Graduate course offerings can be found in the graduate catalog


Any questions regarding the program can be directed to our graduate coordinator:

Dr. Joydeep Bhattacharjee (joydeep@ulm.edu).