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Department of Biological Sciences


The M.A.T. degree program is an interdisciplinary program and students in the program have two advisors — a program area advisor and an education advisor. 

M.A.T. Biology

This program is administered through the Dept. of Instruction and Teacher Education in the College of Education, and is coordinated with specific disciplines through department contacts. Dr. Bert Ely is the Program Area Advisor for the M.A.T. Biology program. Dr. Ely can be contacted at 803-777 -2768, or via email at

Dr. Ely and Dr. Christine Lotter, the College of Education faculty advisor for M.A.T. biology students will review your file, conduct an interview, and then forward their recommendation to the graduate school. You may reach Dr. Lotter at 803/777-6593 or

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