Doctor of Philosophy in Molecular and Integrative Physiology

The Ph.D. in Molecular and Integrative Physiology prepares the student for a career in independent research in the broad are of Physiology.  The Ph.D. is most often followed by one or more years of postdoctoral training in a specific area of research.  Acquisition of a Ph.D. in Molecular and Integrative Physiology allows the individual to pursue positions in industry or government and following postdoctoral experience opportunities are available at the college or university level.

Upon acceptance into the graduate program in Molecular and Integrative Physiology, the student will select a research track for their subsequent studies.  Three different tracks are available to the student:

  • Cellular & Integrative Physiology
  • Neuroscience
  • Reproduction & Development

Each track has specialized curriculum requirements that must be followed for degree completion.