UT Tyler

UT Tyler Department of Biology

College of Arts and Sciences

The Department of Biology at The University of Texas at Tyler offers diverse undergraduate and graduate studies in life sciences for a wide range of career paths, from wildlife biology, conservation, biotechnology, medicine, dentistry, and education. We offer a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in biology. 

  • The UT Tyler bachelor of science degree program in Biology provides a broad, rigorous, and solid curriculum to prepare you for various career options or postgraduate study. Choose from several health science related pre-professional tracks including pre-med, pre-dental and pre-physician assistant, prepare for a career in ecology, evolution, or conservation biology, or become a science teacher through the UTeach program. Your choices are many.
  • Graduates of the UT Tyler master of science degree program in Biology are well-prepared to begin or advance their careers in life sciences or pursue doctoral studies. The department also offers graduate studies leading to the master of science in interdisciplinary studies with an emphasis in biology.

Equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, the Department of Biology integrates research as an important component of the learning experience for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Undergraduate and graduate students conduct research alongside expert faculty in the field and laboratory. Both faculty and students have received distinguished awards for their work.

Partnerships: Society of Southwestern Entomologists

Please visit the web page for the Center for Environment, Biodiversity, and Conservation, a multidisciplinary research and education center.

Important Dates

  • JUL22

    New Patriot Orientation VI

    Campus Wide

  • JUL25

    Accelerated M.B.A., Second 7-Week Session: Last day o withdraw from one or more courses

  • JUL31

    Summer II - Last day to withdraw from one or more courses

  • AUG4

    Transfer New Patriot Orientation

    University Center 8:00 am

  • AUG25

    New Student Patriot Orientation (Freshman & Transfer)

    University Center 8:00 am

  • AUG28

    Meet the Athletes & Kick-off BBQ

    Harvey Deck 11:30am

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