• Biology Transfer Pathway

    In M State's Biology Transfer Pathway you'll earn the credits to transfer directly into a biology bachelor's program at any of the seven Minnesota State universities with junior-year status.

Biology (Minnesota State Transfer Pathway) - Associate of Science Pathway (AS-P)

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Biology Transfer Pathway

M State's Biology Transfer Pathway is designed for students interested in various fields of biological science, including cell biology, bioengineering, environmental science, fish and wildlife management, forestry, genetics and microbiology. It also is excellent preparation for students interested in a pre-professional transfer program for a medical profession.

The 60-credit Associate of Science degree is offered on our Fergus Falls and Moorhead campuses.

Credits for courses earned in the Biology Transfer Pathway are guaranteed to transfer directly into specific biology degrees at the seven Minnesota State universities, allowing students to enter these universities with junior-year status. This pathway will transfer to Biology BA, Biology BS and Biomedical Science BS degrees at:

  • Bemidji State University
  • Metropolitan State University
  • Minnesota State University, Mankato
  • Minnesota State University, Moorhead
  • Southwest Minnesota State University
  • St. Cloud State University
  • Winona State University


Here’s what you’ll learn

  • Scientific method
  • Data interpretation and statistical analysis
  • Navigating and reading scientific literature
  • Scientific communication
  • Science and society/civic engagement
  • Collaboration
  • Interdisciplinary nature of science
  • Microscopy


Why M State

  • Exceptional educational value
  • Hands-on instruction
  • Small class sizes with personalized instruction
  • Availability of multiple scholarships
  • Tutoring and transfer assistance at Spartan Centers
  • Internships that provide real-world experience


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Biology (Minnesota State Transfer Pathway) - Associate of Science Pathway (AS-P) Associate of Science (AS)
Locations: Fergus Falls, Moorhead

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Marc Anderson

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Rebecca Andres

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Shawn Bjerke

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Mikki Burke

Biology Faculty
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Allan Chang

Biology Faculty
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Jessica Daniels

Biology Faculty
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Erin Johnson

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Camelia Lamey

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Emily Lutgen

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Shana Petermann

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