12 months
1334 USD/credit 37352 USD/year
1334 USD/credit 37352 USD/year
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The Physiology Graduate Program at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, LA has developed a Master’s program specifically designed to provide advanced training and understanding of the functions of the body, and to serve as the foundation for the study of medicine.



Successful completion of this one-year program at Tulane University will increase your competitiveness for medical schools or equivalent professional programs. The program includes Advanced Medical Physiology, Neurophysiology, Molecular and Cellular Biology, and Translational Physiology. The program is open for applications all year around. 

Students can participate in research, grant writing, and protocol creation. Students will have a chance to interact with faculty and researchers from Tulane School of Medicine, the VA healthcare system, and Pennington Biomedical Research Center.  This program also facilitates learning the materials tested on the MCAT.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Med Terminology
  • Medical Physiology
  • Seminar Physiology
  • Translational Physiology
  • Vascular Physiology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




28 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Letters of recommendation to Tulane University School of Medicine should be submitted through the AMCAS primary application.
  • Two letters must be from science professors and one can be from a professional (professor/ supervisor) of your choosing.
  • Tulane no longer accepts mailed, faxed or emailed letters of recommendation. 
  • There are several ways in which a letter writer may submit letters to AMCAS: VirtualEvals, Interfolio, and via U.S. Mail. In addition, letter writers may upload letters directly to AMCAS through the AMCAS Letter Writer Application.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    37352 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1334 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    37352 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1334 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for New Orleans

1125 - 2151 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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