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Academic Programs


  • Biology: Choose between options in biology or biology teaching,
  • Biomedical Sciences: Choose from a number of pre-professional specialties, including pre-medicine, pre-pharmacy, pre-physical therapy and more.
  • Biomedical Chemistry: Choose from specialties including pre-pharmacy, pre-optometry and pre-medicine.
  • Chemistry: Choose between professional, environmental, general chemistry and chemistry teaching options.


  • Biology: Choose between a biology degree or a biology degree with an emphasis in regional analysis and public policy.


Minors offered through the Department of Biology & Chemistry complement a range of degrees from other fields. 

4+1 Programs

MSU offers students of biological and biomedical sciences who have 80 credit hours or more to earn both a bachelor's and master's degree in as little as five years. These 4+1 programs are a great way for you to accelerate your education and get a jump start on your future.
  • Morehead (Residential Campus)
    150 University Blvd., Morehead, KY 40351
  • Admissions
    121 E. Second St., Morehead, KY 40351
  • Financial Aid
    121 E. Second St., Morehead, KY 40351
  • Accounting & Financial Services (Student Billing)
    207 Howell-McDowell, Morehead, KY 40351
  • Registrar
    201 Ginger Hall, Morehead, KY 40351
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