KU Ecology and Evolutionary Biology students learning in the field.


We offer a range of popular academic programs for students at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Undergraduates can earn a Bachelors degree via a partnership with the KU Undergraduate Biology Program. Our graduate program provides advanced training and mentorship to masters and PhD students. Students interested in a museum career can earn a certificate through a partnership with KU Museum Studies.

Undergraduate Biology

The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and the Department of Molecular Biosciences work together to offer several bachelors degrees in biological sciences. Please see the Undergraduate Biology Program for more details.

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Graduate Program

EEB at KU is one of the nation's top graduate programs. We offer Master of Arts (M. A.) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees.

See our program info page for more information.

Museum Studies Certificate

Pair your knowledge of biology with hands-on professional skills for a museum career! EEB students can earn a graduate certificate in museum studies while pursuing their degrees. This 15-credit-hour certificate includes two core courses on museum theory and foundations, one professional skills course (such as collection management), a conceptual domain course from your EEB classes, and a 250-hour internship. Dissertation research or collections-based curatorial assistantships or research assistantships can be substituted for the internship. For more information or to apply for the certificate, email the Museum Studies program at museumstudies@ku.edu.