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Welcome to the Biology Department at Frostburg State

To anyone eager to learn about the natural world around them, Frostburg State University’s undergraduate biology program offers unique learning experiences and opportunities.

Beyond a general Biology degree, FSU offers concentrations in Molecular Biology as well as an option in Pre-Health Professions and a double-major for future high school teachers.

Choose your path

We offer a variety of programs and program types to help you personalize your career path. Choose from multiple options:


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.


Department of Biology

  • Compton Science Center
    101 Braddock Road
    Frostburg, MD 21532

Dr. Rebekah Taylor, Chair