The Department of Biology at Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA) has 
openings for graduate 
students interested in pursuing thesis-based Master’s of Science degrees in 
either Biology or 
Biotechnology.  Facilities within the department include a greenhouse and 
herbarium, an animal care 
facility, and entomology and vertebrate collections.  Equipment available to 
support research 
includes an electron microscope facility, a molecular core facility, and a 
fleet of trucks and boats.  
Collaborations with researchers representing other departments, universities, 
or state and federal 
agencies are a regular part of our culture.  Faculty expertise in the 
department ranges from the 
subcellular to the landscape level.  More information about particular areas of 
study is available from 
the faculty pages shown on this website:

  Graduate students are eligible for Teaching Assistantships that provide a 
stipend of $11,500 for a 9-
month contract, with the option for additional summer salary.  For extremely 
competitive students, a 
limited number of Research Assistantships are available that offer higher 
stipends and associated 
research funds.  Applications are currently being accepted; admissions criteria 
are available at this 

  SFA is located in Nacogdoches, Texas, a growing city of ~33,000 people 
located in the Pineywoods 
region of the eastern portion of the state.  The campus is within convenient 
driving distance to three 
national forests and three metropolitan areas.  For more information about the 
M.S. degrees available 
through the Dept. of Biology, please contact Dr. Matthew Kwiatkowski 
(; or 
visit the department’s website:

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