Accelerated Biology: Non-Thesis (MS)


The Accelerated Biology Non-Thesis Master’s Program is open to biology majors who meet specific criteria. Students must apply during their junior year and be on track to complete their BS in four years. Students will be dual enrolled in the BS and MS programs during their senior year. Upon completion of the BS, it is expected that students will complete the MS non-thesis in biology during their fifth year.

For details, refer to the Graduate Catalog.

Required Courses

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Graduate students may be eligible for federal student loans if they are admitted into graduate degrees (or first-time teacher certification programs) and meet other eligibility requirements. Certificate programs are not eligible for financial aid. Private alternative loans can help students pay college expenses that may not be covered by federal loan programs or other financial aid. For more information, visit financial aid.

In addition, students may be eligible for payment plans and veterans benefits. On-campus degree-seeking students may be eligible for special scholarships for residents of Illinois, Kentucky, Ohio, and the Midwest Consortium.

Further Information

For further information and assistance, contact:

Department of Biology
Indiana State University
812-237-2526 (FAX)


The Graduate Catalog and Undergraduate Catalog of Indiana State University are the documents of authority for all students. The requirements given in the catalogs supersede information issued by any academic department, program, college, or school. The University reserves the right to change the requirements at any time.