Biomedical Sciences - Physiology Interdisciplinary - M.S. and Ph.D. Download to print
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School of Biomedical Sciences
The Master of Science (M.S.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Biomedical Sciences–Physiology Interdisciplinary prepares graduates in areas that include cardiovascular, pulmonary, endocrine and neuroendocrine, reproductive or exercise physiology. In this context, emphasis in placed on an integrative approach for both research and graduate education. As with other program areas, the physiology program takes advantage of the latest molecular and cellular techniques to address questions related to human diseases.
M.S.: Official transcript(s); 3.0 GPA, GRE, goal statement and three letters of recommendation. The M.S. also requires a bachelor's degree with preparation adequate to perform graduate work in the desired field. This commonly includes two years of chemistry, one year of mathematics, one year of physics and courses in anthropology, biology and psychology as appropriate to the field. Admission with deficiencies may be accorded, but these must be made up during the first two years of graduate study.
Suitable electives related to the student’s dissertation research will be chosen and approved by the advisory committee.
Each doctoral candidate, upon admission to candidacy, must register for BMS 80199 Dissertation I for a total of 30 hours. It is expected that a doctoral candidate will continuously register for Dissertation I, and thereafter BMS 80299 Dissertation II, each semester, including one term each summer, until all requirements for the degree have been met.
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