Graduate Programs


The Department of Biology at the University of Texas Arlington (UTA) is an exciting place to do research and to earn your advanced degree. The research faculty are dynamic, vibrant, good natured and successful. We use cutting edge techniques and equipment to answer questions at the forefront of human knowledge. We offer a Master of Science degree in biology and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in quantitative biology with research emphasis in Genome Biology & Genetics, Ecology & Systematics, or Microbiology.

Master's Program

The Master of Science program is designed to prepare students to pursue careers in research science, industry, and government.


Ph.D. Program

A Student in the Doctoral Program will follow one of the three core tracks, Genome Biology and Genetics, Ecology and Systematics, or Microbiology, depending on their research interest.







See a powerpoint presentation given by UTA Biology faculty and grad students about tips for success in
grad school!