Graduate Programs

The Department of Biology offers two Masters and four interdisciplinary Doctoral programs in the biological sciences. Graduate students have access to the University's leading faculty across disciplines, including the Department of Biology's tenure-track faculty, lecturers, research faculty and postdoctoral scholars.

Graduate student resources

The Department of Biology and the University of Nevada, Reno offer graduate students support in areas of scholarship, grant writing, advising and more. For program-specific support and opportunities, visit the program's web pages.

Graduate students leading research

The Department of Biology supports graduate students in their research from here in the beautiful Sierra Nevada Mountains and around the world. Below are just a few examples of research being conducted by some of our current graduate students.