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Frostburg State University

Department of Biology

Frostburg, MD

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Frostburg State University

Overview

Frostburg State University / Department of Biology is located in Frostburg, MD, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Applied ecology and conservation biology
Master of Science (MS) Fisheries and wildlife management

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

21
Applied
12
Accepted
4
Enrolled
57%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 15th Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Resume

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships

Student Body

19
Total Graduate Students
36%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
63%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 84%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 15.79%

Gender

Male (26%)
Female (73%)

Faculty

11
Total faculty
Full-time - 10
Part-time - 1
Male (8)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Molecular and morphological evolution, ecology and behavior of birds, conservation genetics of amphibians and fishes, biology of endangered species
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD  21532-1099
United States
Contact Dr. David Puthoff
Department Chair
Email: dpputhoff@frostburg.edu
Phone: 301-687-4172