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Biology Transfer Pathway

The Biology Transfer Pathway AS offers students a powerful option: the opportunity to complete an Associate of Science degree with course credits that directly transfer to designated Biology bachelor’s degree programs at Minnesota State universities. The curriculum has been specifically designed so that students completing this pathway degree and transferring to one of the seven Minnesota State universities enter the university with junior-year status. All courses in the Transfer Pathway associate degree will directly transfer and apply to the designated bachelor’s degree programs in a related field.

Designated bachelor’s degrees and universities:

This Biology Transfer Pathway AS will transfer to the following designated majors (upon approval by the University and the system office):

Universites & Degrees
  • At Bemidji State University:
    • Biology, BS Biology, BA
  • At Metropolitan State University:
    • Biology, BA Biology, BS
  • At Minnesota State University, Mankato:
    • Biology, BS (7 optional emphases)
  • At Minnesota State University, Moorhead:
    • Biology, BA Biology, BS: Cell and Molecular, or Ecology and Evolution. or Health and Medicine
  • At Southwest Minnesota State University:
    • Biology, BA
  • At St. Cloud State University:
    • Biology, BS: Life Science Education or Biomedical Science or Biochemistry and Molecular Biology or Biology: Biodiversity, Ecology and Evolution
  • At Winona State University:
    • Biology, BS: Allied Health, Cell and Molecular, Ecology or Environmental Science


The college offers several scholarships for students to help with the cost of their education.

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Last Updated: February 3, 2021

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