The Department of Biological Sciences offers the following graduate degree programs:
- Master of Science in the Biological Sciences
- Biology M.A Program
- Biology M.S. Program
- Master of Arts for Secondary School Teachers of Biology and General Science
- Ph.D. in the plant sciences (through the CUNY Graduate Center)
The City University of New York's Graduate School and University Center offers courses and research training leading to the Ph.D. degree in biology. Students may specialize in zoology or in the plant sciences. The specializations in plant sciences for the University are offered primarily at Lehman College, in affiliation with the New York Botanical Garden. Students in this program may obtain the M.A. as a degree "en route" to the Ph.D. Requirements for admission and further information may be found in the Bulletin of the Graduate School of The City University of New York.