College or University: University of Oregon
Type of degree: M.S.
Brief overview of program: The biology department has a formal program leading to a master's degree in the areas of Ecology and Evolution and Marine Biology. The degree is offered in both "course-only" and "thesis" programs. Students admitted to the Master's program in marine biology are expected to pursue the "thesis" option.
The Ecology and Evolution program leading to the master's degree is intended for prospective teachers and those interested in careers as research assistants. The master's degree in biology may be earned in a program that requires organized reading and submission of a critical essay or by arrangement with a faculty adviser for research and a thesis.
Website: Click here for program website
Program Point of Contact: Nora Terwilliger