Biological and Physical Sciences

This specialization serves the needs of students interested in broadening and supplementing their education in biology, the physical sciences, and related areas at the graduate level. Most candidates in this program desire broad training in the sciences, focusing on diverse course work rather than laboratory or field research. Areas of study may be chosen from any three graduate subject matter areas at Iowa State University, but the major emphasis must be in the biological and physical sciences in order to qualify for this degree.

(Choose three of the following)


* Interdepartmental program

NOTE: Not more than one formally recognized interdepartmental program (e.g., Genetics and Genomics) may be used as a subject matter area.