Biology Teaching

Program Summary

Biology teaching is a specialty within the master's degree program designed for teaching professionals who want to build upon their understanding of natural sciences to become a more knowledgeable teacher. Students create an individualized and unique program that builds upon their skills so they can reach their career goals.

Graduate Catalog Program Information

Program-Specific Admission Information and Requirements

Affiliated College: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Degree(s) Offered: M.S. in Biological Sciences

Area(s) of Emphasis:

  • Specialization in Human Anatomical Sciences
  • Concentration in Biochemistry
  • Specialization in Biology Teaching

Program Requires GRE: Yes

Letters of Recommendation: 2

University Requirements

Application Deadlines

All application materials must be received by the appropriate deadline below to ensure priority consideration.

Internationals Living Abroad Applicants Residing in the U.S.
Fall May 1 July 15
Spring October 1 December 10
Summer June 1

For More Information

Department of Biological Sciences
349 Montgomery Hall
Jon Miller
jsmiller@niu.edu
815-753-7828

Director of Graduate Studies:
Neil Blackstone
neilb@niu.edu

Application Contact:
Sharon Farley
sfarley@niu.edu
815-753-0437