M.Sc. On Campus

Physiology and Developmental Biology

Brigham Young University

24 months
7700 USD/year
7700 USD/year
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This Physiology and Developmental Biology program of Brigham Young University provides students with a sound understanding of current concepts in physiology and/or developmental biology. 


This Physiology and Developmental Biology program is offered at Brigham Young University.

The thesis research project teaches the fundamentals of scientific inquiry and trains the student in state-of-the-art research techniques. Submission of the thesis to a peer-reviewed journal is highly encouraged but not required.

Key facts:

  • Students will describe the current state of the discipline in their area of specialization as well as foundational theories, concepts and practices of the field. Students will add new knowledge to their field through designing and conducting experimental procedures, analyzing the collected data, and determining how the new knowledge fits in with current understanding.
  • Critically evaluate current literature in the discipline and generate effective oral and written presentations.
  • Successfully apply the scientific method by generating a hypothesis, testing the hypothesis through personal research that includes appropriate controls, and formulating defensible conclusions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Topics in Physiology and Developmental Biology
  • Molecular Dynamics
  • Physiology of Drug Mechanisms
  • Cellular Electrophysiology and Biophysics
  • Cellular and Molecular Physiology
  • Renal and Gastrointestinal Physiology
  • Cardiovascular and Respiratory Physiology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.47 (recommended)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GRE, MCAT, or DAT
  • Resume required
  • Document summarizing interest level, likely fit, and desire to conduct graduate research with at least 5 specific faculty members in the program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7700 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    7700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7700 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Provo

944 - 1633 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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