Master of Science in Medical Physiology
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Program Details

A Master of Science in Medical Physiology is an important degree for those who want to become educators in physiology or continue their education through doctoral, medical, or health profession programs. Students will learn how to apply the knowledge of human physiology to the career path of their choice.

In addition to advanced studies of physiology, students will practice teaching and learning methods for health professions education. When taken full-time, the curriculum of this online health science degree can be completed in just two semesters. Part-time options are also available. Students receive individualized mentoring from department faculty and professionals with expertise in the student’s chosen field.

Courses cover a range of topics, including:

  • Biostatistics
  • Instructional design for health professions education
  • Cell physiology and signaling
  • Medical pharmacology for the physiologist
  • Concepts in scientific writing
  • Molecular mechanisms of cardiovascular pathophysiology

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Nebraska Medical Center is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent