Biology Department Academic Programs

Shippensburg University’s Biology Department offers a number of academic programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Undergraduate offerings include several Bachelor of Science and education certification majors as well as a minor in biology. The graduate offering is a Master of Science in Biology program. The department also supports Health Science Programs and has a number of affiliations with other institutions that allow students to find the path suitable to them.

Qualified students have the opportunity to complete a master’s degree in two additional semesters and one summer of enrollment beyond their undergraduate program in the Biology 4+1 B.S./M.S. program.

Additionally, the Teacher Education Department offers a Secondary Biology Concentration in its Curriculum and Instruction Master of Education program.



  • Biology, B.S.
  • Biology, Biotechnology Concentration, B.S.
  • Biology, Clinical Sciences Concentration, B.S.
  • Biology, Ecology and Environmental Biology Concentration, B.S.
  • Biology, Health Professions Concentration, B.S.
  • Biology with Secondary Certification, B.S.
  • Environmental Education Certification


  • Biology Minor


Master of Science

  • Biology, M.S.

Master of Education

  • Curriculum and Instruction, Secondary Biology Concentration, M.Ed.

Health Science Programs

Articulation Programs