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Medical Physiology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 9 months
    Duration
University rank #101 (ARWU) Cleveland Heights, OH, United States
The Master's Program in Medical Physiology 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. 

Overview

The Master's Program in Medical Physiology 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. Core courses and flexible electives 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:

  • Physiology and Biophysics of Molecules and Cells
  • Physiological Basis for Disease
  • Membrane Transport Processes
  • Applied Probability and Stochastic Processes for Biology
  • Advanced Methods in Structural Biology
  • Conversations on Protein Structure and Function

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Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 9 months
  • Credits
    31-42 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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  • Minimum required score:

    577

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General Requirements

  • Statement of Objectives
  • Academic Transcripts
  • Documents in languages other than English must be accompanied by certified translations in English
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Application Fee: A non refundable application fee of $50 is required for each application submitted
  • Test Scores
  • Applicants must have a good academic record
  • Applicants will be expected to meet all of the undergraduate prerequisites for the proposed field of graduate study

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1939 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1939 USD per credit and a duration of 9 months.
  • National

    1939 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1939 USD per credit and a duration of 9 months.
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