Explore the scenic flora and fauna of the Great Plains.
Preparing students for a lifetime of research and science-based careers.
The M.A. degree is a non-thesis degree intended for those wishing to further their education specifically in biological sciences without a focus on research.
The M.S. degree is intended for students choosing to gain experience in scientific research.
M.S., Ph.D. - GRE
M.A. - No GRE required
Priority: February 15
The student experience at USD can extend far beyond science. Biology major Liz Berg has co-led a trip to Seattle this past year focused on sustainable solutions to hunger.
The purpose of this club is to make more people aware of conservation efforts, have speakers highlight possible jobs attainable with a biology degree and help students get connected to research projects.
Melissa Prince is working on understanding aggressive interactions using a mouse model. Her young career has been quite successful as she has already presented 2 posters at the Society for Neuroscience meeting. She also is coauthor on a paper that we just published in Physiology & Behavior. She will submit an abstract for the SfN meeting and be coauthor another.