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  Nov 27, 2022
GRADUATE CATALOG 2020-2021 [Archived Catalog]

Biological Science, M.Ed.

The Department of Biological Science and the School of Education offer course work leading to the Master of Education in Biological Science. See School of Education  section in this catalog for admission policies.

Requirements of the Program

  1. Twelve hours of graduate credit in professional education core courses. EDU 6504 - Research — Methods and Procedures  and EDU 6535 - Curriculum Development  are required as part of the 12 hours. See School of Education  section in this catalog for electives.
  2. Eighteen hours of graduate work in biological science.  Students who wish to complete the M.Ed. Biology degree may not count more than six hours of independent studies and research courses toward the degree. Biochemistry may count for biological science credit.  Students may not use the following courses to complete the M.Ed. Biology degree: BIO 5403 Vertebrate Histology , BIO 5404 Pharmacology I , BIO 5405 Pharmacology II , BIO 5410 Human Gross Anatomy , BIO 5412 Medical Physiology I , BIO 5413 Medical Physiology II  and BIO 5425 Human Neuroanatomy  
  3. Candidates for the M.Ed. in Biology must successfully complete BIO 6430  - Graduate Seminar.  

Note: The Mississippi Department of Education will not issue the Class AA Standard Educator License unless the applicant holds a Class A Standard Educator License.

The Master of Education in Biological Science is a Secondary Subject area.

Gulf Coast Research Laboratory

Mississippi College is one of thirty senior colleges and universities affiliated with the University of Southern Mississippi, Institute of Marine Sciences, Gulf Coast Research Laboratory (GCRL) located at Ocean Springs, Mississippi. Mississippi College students participating in the Master of Combined Sciences or Master of Education in Sciences programs may elect to take a maximum of twelve semester hours of biological sciences selected from the courses listed below or other approved courses. Each of these is offered only during the summer program at the laboratory. Many courses at GCRL are offered only in the summer. For more information, see the chair of the Department of Biological Sciences.