Zack Murrell, Chair
Ray Williams, Graduate Program Director
The graduate program is designed to prepare students for competitive careers and continued training in the field of biology. The program will provide students with a comprehensive knowledge of broad fields and disciplines in biology while also allowing specialization in an area of their choice. The Graduate Program in Biology has been twice named the Outstanding Graduate Program at Appalachian, and a number of graduate students have been awarded grants or scholarships for their proposed and ongoing research. Students will study under faculty experts who conduct active research in diverse fields including cell and molecular biology, genetics; conservation biology; ecology and evolutionary biology; microbiology, immunology, pathophysiology; physiology and organismal biology; and science education.
ProgramsMaster of Science
Additional offerings by the Department of Biology include courses in General Science (G S)