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Physiology Masters Program

Physiology Masters Program

Physiology Masters Program

The Physiology Master’s program provides advanced training and understanding of the body's functions and serves as the foundation for the study of medicine. Completing this one-year program will increase your competitiveness for medical schools or equivalent professional programs. The program includes Advanced Medical Physiology, Cardiovascular Physiology, Neurophysiology, Molecular and Cellular Biology, and Translational Physiology.

In addition, our program incorporates opportunities for research, interaction with faculty across multiple disciplines, MCAT studies, and application preparation.  Faculty teaching in our master's program are primarily the same faculty teaching our medical students.

Facilitates learning the materials tested on the MCAT, including aspects of General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physics, Math & Statistics, Psychology/Behavior, and CARS Allows students to participate in on-site research, grant writing, and protocol creation


Allows students a chance to interact with faculty and researchers from Tulane School of Medicine, the VA Healthcare System, and Pennington Biomedical Research Center

Discussion meetings with administration and current medical students

Advisory of extracurricular activities (volunteering, research, etc.)

Advice on writing a personal statement and secondary essays

Hold mock interviews