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If you have questions about
our department
please e-mail Bebe Elrick at

For questions about our Graduate Programs in Applied Ecology & Conservation Biology and Wildlife & Fisheries please email Dr. Sunshine Brosi

For quesions about our Undergraduate Programs in Ethnobotany, Wildlife & Fisheries, or Interpretive Biology & Natural History email Dr. Thomas Lambert

For questions about our Undergraduate Biology Program email the Department Chair, Dr. David Puthoff

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Majors, Minors, & Programs



Bachelor of Science in

Master of Science in

We offer minors in Biology, Ethnobotany, & Forestry. 

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, biotechnology firms, and public school systems. Our graduates are employeed within the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, zoos, botanical gardens, environmental education centers and a variety of other positions.

Scholarship Opportunities

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.  

Stay connected by visiting pages on our upcoming Seminar Series.

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Biology Department Newsletter

BioLynx 2014

Department Contact Information

Department of Biology
201 Compton Science Center
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road,
Frostburg, MD 21532-2303

Telephone: 301-687-4166
Fax: 301-687-3034