Programs of Study

Home to four unique and competitive Master in Science and PhD programs. Find the right program for you!

The Department of Pharmacology and Physiology is home to four unique and competitive graduate education programs. Each program has its own separate admission and curricular requirements. Students are encouraged to research each one extensively before applying. 

PhD in Pharmacology & Physiology

A research-oriented degree designed to train scientists for careers in academia, government, and industry.

Our PhD Program

MS in Pharmacology

A rigorous one-year program in pharmacological science to prepare students for further graduate study or careers in research, government, and industry. Option for a full year of lab research during the program.

MS in Pharmacology

MS in Physiology

A rigorous curriculum of advanced coursework for pre-health students with optional research component for strengthening applications to medical school, dental school, and PhD programs.

MS in Physiology

Special Master’s Program

An intensive one-year program focused on strengthening students’ applications to medical school.

Special Master’s Program

Which Physiology Program is Right for You?

Our department offers two programs that terminate in a Master’s in Physiology for students interested in studying human physiology at the graduate level. Determine which program is best for you.