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What Can You Do With a Biology Education Degree?

In today’s global society, science education is more important than ever. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that employment opportunities in all levels of science education will continue to grow at a faster than average rate through 2031, adding thousands of new jobs.

Our biology master’s degree graduates have gone on to successful biology teaching and research careers at universities, colleges and secondary schools around the country, as well as at museums and other agencies.

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Why Earn My Biology Education Degree at Angelo State?

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Graduate and Teaching Assistantships

Our department awards 3-5 graduate assistantship (GA) and 3-4 teaching assistantship (TA) positions each year. The included stipend can significantly offset the cost of completing your degree while you gain a more in-depth perspective and valuable learning and teaching experience in the biological sciences.

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Research Opportunities

The majority of our graduate students are awarded departmental research grants and travel scholarships. These donor-funded programs increase the variety of available research topics and enhance the opportunities for you to grow as a professional biologist. Our department even has a 4WD truck for use in field-based research projects.

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Dynamic Facilities

The five branches of our Angelo State Natural History Collections contain nearly 100,000 specimens of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, plants and genomic resources, and our Mammals Collection is the fourth-largest in Texas. Our ASU Greenhouse includes three different biomes that sustain hundreds of plant species from around the world. These and our other lab facilities offer you extensive resources for hands-on learning and research.

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    Whether you’re pursuing a master’s degree, doctoral degree or certificate/certification, you have access to all the services in our College of Graduate Studies and Research. You’ll find information and resources for everything from registering for classes and writing a thesis – to available graduate/teaching assistantships and graduate research opportunities.