CWU's graduate program in the Biological Sciences offers opportunities for gaining research experience and expertise through a diverse complement of academic courses. Biology faculty in our department are active in research using multidisciplinary approaches to answer questions across the Biological Sciences. These research areas include: Ecology, Evolution, Genetics, Infectious diseases, Immunology, Microbiology, Neuroscience, Physiology, and Science Education.

Our graduates go on to be:

  • Biomedical researchers in academic, government and industrial labs
  • Technicians in research labs
  • Regional field biologists in government agencies
  • Biologists with environmental consulting firms
  • PhDs in the sciences and professional fields
  • Educators at K-12 schools and community colleges

This collection features theses from Master of Science students in the Department of Biological Sciences Graduate Program at Central Washington University.


Theses from 1966


Home Range Analysis of the Montane Vole, Don Rogers Toews