School of Integrative Biology

School of Integrative Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Departments & Programs

The School of Integrative Biology Comprises Three Academic Departments:

Animal Biology


Understanding animal interactions from ecological, behavioral and evolutionary perspectives.



Biology with six legs, from molecules to ecosystems.

Plant Biology


Understanding plants from photosynthesis to their role in global cycles.


In Addition, the School Offers or Has Connections With five Interdisciplinary Graduate Programs:


Program in Ecology, Evolution, & Conservation Biology (PEEC)

Advanced and comprehensive training in ecology, evolutionary biology, and the conservation of biodiversity.



Neuroscience Program

Studying how the nervous system works, from molecules to brain.


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Online Master of Science in the Teaching of Biological Science

Online program designed for individuals who are already certified to teach biology in public schools, specifically middle school general science teachers and high-school biology teachers.


Science meets business

Plant Biotechnology Professional Science Master's Degree

This 16-month program of study integrates graduate scholarship on the leading edge of plant sciences with business knowledge and skills targeted to immediate and emerging plant science and technology-based industry needs.