Graduate Catalog 2021-2022

Biology, Certificate (0493)


Program Coordinator

Jarrett R. Johnson, jarrett.johnson@wku.edu, (270) 745-3696

This program is designed for individuals pursuing a career in biology who need up to 15 hours of graduate biology courses for professional training or accreditation. This certificate will equip its graduates with supplemental and enhanced knowledge and skills in biology to broaden their career opportunities.

Program Admission

Graduate School Admission

Please refer to the admission section of this catalog for Graduate School admission requirements.

Program Requirements (15 hours)

Required Courses
BIOL 500Introduction to Graduate Studies and Research in Biology3
BIOL 532Behavioral Ecology3
or BIOL 543 Environmental Science Concepts
or BIOL 545 Animal Communication
BIOL 411GCell Biology3
or BIOL 446G Biochemistry I
or BIOL 495G Molecular Genetics
Electives
Select 6 hours of graduate biology courses 16
Total Hours15