MS in Physiology and Biophysics Program Curriculum & Guidelines

  • Masters Program Code: 20FS1584MS
  • Anticipated length of Program: 2 years
  • Research-based Course Work First Year
  • Research Rotations Optional

Application & Guidelines

The MS Physiology & Biophysics program is not accepting students for the Fall 2021 term.

First Year

Fall Semester:

  • PHYB 551 - Human Physiology I
  • PHYB 571 - Clinical Application of Physiology 1
  • PHYB 591 - Departmental Seminar. Students are required to attend 2/3 of the Seminars.
  • PHYB 598 - Thesis Research (2 or 3 credits)
  • GC470 - Essentials of Animal Research
  • GC501 - Scientific Integrity and Responsible Research

Spring Semester:

  • PHYB 552 - Human Physiology II
  • PHYB 572 - Clinical Application of Physiology 2
  • PHYB 591 - Departmental Seminar
  • PHYB 598 - Thesis Research (4 credits)

Students should work full-time in a laboratory during the summer semester between the first and second years. They should register for PHYB 598 with at least 8 credits hours.

Second Year

  • PHYB 591 - Departmental Seminar (fall and spring semesters)
  • PHYB 598 - Thesis Research (12 credits for the fall and winter semester and 8 credits for the summer semester). Register with the Thesis Advisor for fall and spring semesters.
  • PHYB 595 - Journal Club and Seminar in Physiology (Required for the tern of graduation).