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Physiological Sciences 

University of Arizona

Ph.D. On Campus
54 months
Duration
20126 USD/year
20126 USD/year
11938 USD/year
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About

In the Physiological Sciences Program at the University of Arizona, graduate students work side-by-side with the faculty investigators addressing disease processes in diabetes, cardiovascular disease, neuroscience, cancer, and asthma. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Our faculty use innovative research techniques and experimental approaches from molecular to human studies.

Physiologists are at the frontier of biomedical research and many of our discoveries and techniques are rapidly translated into clinical breakthroughs for diseases. Physiology is the study of all molecular, cellular and organ level processes that support the life of an organism. 

Career

Physiological Sciences Program at the University of Arizona  graduates can enter careers in academia, industry, and government. Our faculty are nationally recognized scientists, with expertise in professional development and with nationally recognized mentoring awards. We have an ethnically and educationally diverse student body, and offer both a PhD and a Research based Masters program (with funded Teaching Assistanships). Our program includes 60 faculty members from 19 departments, across 6 Colleges at the University of Arizona, and students have opportunities to work with scientists in clincial departments in the College of Medicine.                                    

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Cellular and Molecular Physiology
  • Systems Physiology
  • Physiology Seminar
  • Scientific Writing Strategies
  • Teaching Workshop
  • Laboratory Rotation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 54 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Start in Spring: only for UArizona MD/PhD students, please contact program coordinator for dates

Language

English
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Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

Prior to applying to the Physiological Sciences Program at the University of Arizona, please ensure that you have the following: 

  • A bachelor's degree from a college or university that grants degrees recognized by the University of Arizona.
  • A minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.000 for the most recently completed 60 units of coursework.
  • Undergraduate courses in the basic sciences, however deficits in one area can be made up during the early phase of training if they are offset by strengths in other areas. Undergraduate coursework in the following is recommended:
    • 2 semesters of coursework in the life sciences
    • 2 semesters of inorganic chemistry with labs (biochemistry is strongly recommended)
    • 1 semester of mathematics (preferably calculus)
    • 2 semesters of physics with lab
  • Prior experience in a research laboratory is highly desirable althought not required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20126 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10063 USD per semester and a duration of 54 months.
  • National

    20126 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10063 USD per semester and a duration of 54 months.
  • In-State

    11938 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5969 USD per semester and a duration of 54 months.

Funding

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