Medical Physiology

Case Western Reserve University

M.Sc. On Campus
9 months
65476 USD/year
65476 USD/year
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The Medical Physiology program of Case Western Reserve University is designed for students with at least a bachelor's degree in a chemical, physical, or biological science who are seeking advanced training in the physiological sciences, typically in preparation for admission to a professional medical program (e.g. Medical School, Dental School).


The program is flexible in duration. It can take as little as 1 year (2 semesters, 9 months) to complete the required 30 credit hours of course work. However, students who wish to decompress the program can take 14 months or more to complete the requirements. 

The core courses and flexible electives of the Medical Physiology program of Case Western Reserve University allow students to focus their work in key areas of medical physiology, including Anatomy, Biochemistry, or Pharmacology. Graduates of the Medical Physiology Master's Program also can pursue careers in basic and clinical research, research administration, teaching or management in academia, the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, private research institutions, government science or regulatory agencies, or medicine and health care.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Conversations on Protein Structure and Function
  • Laboratory Research Rotation
  • Physiology and Biophysics Departmental Seminar
  • Cell Signaling
  • Physiology of Organ Systems
  • On Being a Professional Scientist: The Responsible Conduct of Research

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 9 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants have the option of submitting a statement of no more than 250 words explaining any academic issues in their record
  • The letters of recommendation can then be entered into the system directly by the references
  • You must report ALL of your college level coursework at all institutions that you have attended
  • GRE, MCAT, DAT, or PCAT scores are required for the application process
  • For international students, additionally one the folllowing is required: the TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE (Pearson Test of English) is required
  • A personal statement is required and should be submitted along with the online application

Tuition Fee

  • International

    65476 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32738 USD per semester and a duration of 9 months.
  • National

    65476 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32738 USD per semester and a duration of 9 months.


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