Top Evolutionary Biology Masters degree Programs - 2023

A program that focuses on the scientific study of the genetic, developmental, functional, and morphological patterns and processes, and theoretical principles; and the emergence and mutation of organisms over time. Includes instruction in molecular and morphological systematics; genetics and development; evolutionary transformation; paleobiology and paleontology; morphogenesis; mutation; locomotor, biomechanical and craniodental form and function; evolutionary theory; and systematic biology.

Of the 19 Evolutionary Biology degrees granted each year at the Masters degree level, men make up 21% percent and women make up 79% percent of the area of study. Did you know that District of Columbia has more students being granted a degree in Evolutionary Biology than any other state? In fact, District of Columbia awarded 8 degrees last year! The average annual income for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Evolutionary Biology is $42,090.

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Top Colleges for Evolutionary Biology

Yale University, George Washington University and Harvard University are three schools well-known for Evolutionary Biology programs. In fact, around 3 Yale University students are pursuing a Masters degree in Evolutionary Biology. Take a look at the college options in the table below.

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Careers for Evolutionary Biology Majors

The highest paying careers for Evolutionary Biology majors include Natural Sciences Managers, Biological Scientists, All Other and Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary. But, another thing to think about is how many job openings there currently is. Careers that are in high need that a degree in Evolutionary Biology can prepare you for are Natural Sciences Managers, Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary and Biological Scientists, All Other.

Top Paying Careers for Evolutionary Biology

  1. Natural Sciences Managers   (Median Wage: $137,900)
  2. Biological Scientists, All Other   (Median Wage: $82,530)
  3. Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary   (Median Wage: $81,440)
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