Graduate Studies

East Carolina University and eastern North Carolina provide unique opportunities for graduate studies in biology, including:

  • Close proximity to the Atlantic Ocean and Outer Banks of North Carolina
  • Largest non-tidal estuarine system in the United States
  • Extensive wetlands, expansive forests, fertile farmland
  • Important fisheries and aquaculture industries
  • Rapidly growing biotechnology industry
  • ECU Brody School of Medicine
  • Lake Mattamuskeet Biology Field Station

Our graduate students have gone on to doctoral and professional study and are employed in various businesses and industries, including pharmaceuticals, biotechnology industries, environmental consulting and in academia, in doctoral and professional studies.

To contact us for more information about graduate programs in biology, please contact:

Dr. Terry West

Dr. Terry West

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