MS in Human Biology Online Dive Deep into Human Biology


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Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total

Are you passionate about learning, teaching others, and understanding the creation of life? A graduate degree in human biology can help you turn these passions into a rewarding career. Liberty University offers a Master of Science (MS) in Human Biology, which is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills you’ll need to teach biology-related courses at the university level.

With our master’s degree in biology, you can get ready to enter the world of academia. You can have the opportunity to conduct research and writing throughout your program, prepare teaching presentations, and complete a capstone course – all of which can help you teach in a college or university. Additionally, you can have the opportunity to participate in optional, on-campus intensives. These courses seek to provide you with hands-on experience as well as connections with professors and peers.

Partner with us and become a mentor and educator to the next generation. Our online master’s program in biology can help prepare you with all the tools you need to begin your career in academics.

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What Sets Us Apart?

  • Private Nonprofit University
  • 600+ Online Degrees
  • No Standardized Testing for Admission
  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

As someone who wants to teach others in a higher education setting, you understand the importance of faculty, and so do we. Our professors are professionals in their field with years of experience in the sciences and education. They are dedicated to helping you succeed as both a student and a professional.

You’re probably wondering how many years it takes to get a master’s degree in biology. At Liberty, you can complete your human biology degree online in 34 credit hours! Our program is offered 100% online – allowing you to fit your courses around your schedule.

Our mission is Training Champions for Christ, so we have integrated Christian principles and a biblical worldview into all our courses. As you enter your new profession, this can help you perform your tasks ethically – with excellence and integrity.

Our master’s in biology can provide you with the foundation in biology and education that you’ll need to be a part of a university or college faculty. You will receive training in biochemistry, genetics, human anatomy and physiology, and cell biology. Your education courses can also prepare you with techniques for teaching in higher education as well as supporting and retaining students.

Your assignments are designed to stretch your current knowledge and abilities so you can become an excellent educator. You can have the opportunities to conduct research and writing as well as create and present lectures. You will also complete a capstone course where you will assemble a teaching portfolio, demonstrate your professional development, and create teaching materials such as grading rubrics.

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Speak to one of our admissions specialists to help you choose the program that best fits your needs.

Your success is our success, which is why we are committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we have frozen tuition rates for the majority of our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 9 years – and counting.

Graduate Full Time $565/Credit
Graduate Part Time $615/Credit
Military Graduate $275/Credit

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Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe.

Who May Qualify?

  • Active Duty
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/Retirees
  • Spouses of Service Members and Veterans/Retirees
  • Current Department of Defense Employees

Available Benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $275 per credit hour for graduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who service in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 per course)*
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)

*Not applicable to certificates.