Physiology and Biophysics


Education & Training

A diverse student population is an integral aspect of developing a mindset that is open to new ideas, different perspectives, and innovative approaches to the solution of biomedical questions. The Department of Physiology and Biophysics welcomes students with diverse cultural backgrounds and life experiences including, but not limited to, differences in race, ethnicity, nationality or place of origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, language, abilities/disabilities, socioeconomic status, and veteran status. We are committed to promoting the success of our current and prospective students by creating a welcoming, supportive, and culturally inclusive environment that allows each individual to thrive and achieve true academic excellence.


Undergraduate Programs

The Department offers a number of undergraduate courses in Physiology and offers a Special Major in Biophysics. There are also opportunities for students to gain research experience by taking tutorials or research courses.

Graduate Programs

There are two graduate programs in the Department: one in Biophysics and one in Physiology. Each program offers a Master's Degree and a Ph.D. Degree. This provides students with academic flexibility in designing their graduate studies. Please look at the General Description of the Physiology and Biophysics programs and then click on Program Requirements below for the advanced degree of interest to you.

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