Biology Department Home

Welcome to the Biology Department web site at Frostburg State. 

We offer a variety of programs from Biology to Wildlife and Fisheries, and program types from majors and minors to concentrations and options. We also offer to Graduate Degree programs, Master of Science in Applied Ecology and Conservation Biology and Master of Science in Wildlife/Fisheries Biology.

Research Opportunities

Cooperation with the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science Appalachian Laboratory, one of the three research institutes of the Center for Environmental and Estuarine Studies, provides expanded research opportunities.

Career Opportunities

The quality of our growing programs has enabled our students to seek the best postgraduate positions in dozens of graduate programs studying biology, botany and zoology as well as in veterinary, dental, and medical schools. Graduates are employed at the National Institutes of Health, Fort Detrick's Frederick Cancer Research Facility, United States Department of Agriculture, Maryland Department of Natural Resources, biotechnology firms, zoos, botanical gardens, environmental education centers and public school systems.

Cost Savings

  • We offer many scholarships specific for our majors.
  • Many of our programs qualify for In-State Tuition for Out-of-State students through the Academic Common Market.
  • Our graduate program provides a number of Graduate Assistantships for students.

Programs Offered by the Department

Contact

Office of Admissions 
Frostburg State University 
101 Braddock Road 
Frostburg, MD 21532-2303 
301.687.4201 
FSUAdmissions@frostburg.edu 

Dr. David Puthoff 
Chair, Department of Biology 
212 Compton Science Center 
301.687.4172 
DPPuthoff@frostburg.edu