Dec 12, 2019  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog

Biology - Non-Thesis Option, M.S.


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Admission Requirements

All students applying for admission to degree status are required to:

  1. Submit a completed application and the non-refundable fee.
  2. Submit an official transcript of an earned Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college with at least 25 s.h. in biology and 6 s.h. in chemistry. Students not meeting these requirements may be admitted on the condition that undergraduate deficiencies be made up.
  3. Submit three letters of recommendation, one of which must be from a member of the SUNY Oneonta biology faculty willing to serve as Graduate Advisor.
  4. Submit a written statement explaining the purpose/goal for seeking the degree.

Admission is competitive and meeting the minimum admission criteria does not guarantee acceptance.

Degree Requirements


  1. Minimum GPA of 3.0.
  2. Diagnostic Examination.
  3. Project Write-up.
  4. Oral Presentation.
  5. Defence (Comprehensive Examination).

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