Department of Biological Sciences

With advances occurring rapidly, it's an exciting time to be a biologist! At USM, you can pursue an undergraduate degree with tracks in general biology, human biology, biotechnology, and teacher certification, or a graduate degree offering flexibility to fit your interests. Learn more about Department of Biological Sciences.

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Current students, faculty, and staff: Visit us on MyUSM

We’ve moved our information for current students, faculty, and staff to MyUSM — streamlining access through our secure, single sign-on portal. Login required.

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Ecology Minor

Supplement your undergraduate major with a minor in Ecology, jointly offered by Biology and Environmental Science & Policy.
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Graduate Studies in Biology

Continue your education with a M.S. degree in Biology.

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USM-UNE Pharmacy program

UNE College of Pharmacy reserves 3 seats annually for qualified USM students.

Pre-Med Studies at USM

Are you interested in attending medical school? USM may be the right place for you to prepare! This video provides more information about pre-med studies at USM.
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Get Involved in Research!

Many USM Biology faculty welcome undergraduate students to work with us, which provides you with valuable experience for work or graduate school.

Foundational sciences at USM

Biology is an interdisciplinary major, and students take courses not only in biology but also in chemistry, physics, and math. Learn more in this video.