The MA Degree in Biology - Education Concentration.The M.A. degree Biology Education (MABE) concentration is designed for secondary or middle school teachers who desire a course of study which is strongly based in Biology, yet includes coverage of current areas of significance in Science Education requirements include partnership with DSU’s Department of Education to take graduate level education courses and a literature based thesis that is reviewed by a committee. The M.A. program requires thirty (30) graduate credits. Master’s candidates in Biology work closely with faculty members to design a literature topic. The program’s small scope and size ensures a high degree of direct interaction between professors and graduate students. Graduate students benefit from professors’ experience as well as their professional and academic networks.