Texas Tech University



Graduate Studies

The Biological Sciences Deepartment offers 4 different graduate degrees:

  • A thesis based Master's of Science degree in Biology and a thesis based Master's of Science Degree in Microbiology
  • A non-thesis / coursework based Master's of Science Degree in Microbiology
  • A Professional Science Master's (PSM) degree in Ecology and Environmental Sustainability. This is offered in partnership with the College of Arts and Sciences.
  • A Ph.D. in Biology where students can choose their prefered specialization in coordination with their academic advisor.

Please read through these pages to learn more about each degree. If you have addtional questions, please contact our graduate advisor, Lou Densmore.


Graduate Student Handbook

Please click here for a copy of the Texas Tech University Department of Biological Science's Graduate Student Handbook.


Department of Biological Sciences

  • Address

    Department of Biological Sciences, Texas Tech University, Box 43131 Lubbock, TX 79409
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