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Graduate studies

Thinking about getting your master's degree? Northwest's Department of Natural Sciences offers several graduate programs. Keep reading to learn what each of them offers! 

Graduate Programs

What is an accelerated program?

Want to earn Master of Science degree in just five years? Northwest’s Accelerated Biology M.S. program may be for you.

The Accelerated Biology M.S. program allows outstanding students to concurrently pursue a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Biology, and a Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Biology; an area of concentration in Biomedical/Molecular or Environmental/Organismal Biology, and to complete graduation requirements for both degrees within five years at Northwest Missouri State University. Please review the policy section on Accelerated Programs for additional information.

Reap the benefits of a master's degree without taking more classes than you need to!

Profession-based Learning

At Northwest, students have access to state-of-the-art instruments and equipment. Garrett-Strong Science Building offers 26 labs where students can gain profession-based experiences on campus.