Course Information

Earning the Medical Physiology MS degree normally requires completion of 32 units. The course schedule below includes the required courses in a sequence appropriate for students previously awarded a BS degree and entering the thesis track. Requests to waive or make substitutions to specific requirements will be considered on an individual basis. “Year” refers to year of graduate education.

Year 1 Fall

INTD 531

4 units

Cell Biology

INTD 561

4 units

Molecular Biology

INTD 574

0 units

Medical Biology Seminar Series – Attend only

Year 1 Spring

MPHY 573

4 units

Medical Physiology – 2

INTD 510L

4 units

Principles of Statistics

INTD 574

0 units

Medical Biology Seminar Series – Attend only

Year 1 Summer

INTD 500

0 units

Ethics and Accountability in Biomedical Research

Year 2 Fall

MPHY 572

4 units

Medical Physiology – 1

INTD 574

1 units

Medical Biology Seminar Series

MPHY 594a

2 units

Master’s research

MPHY 590

1 units

Directed Research

Year 2 Spring

INTD 574

1 units

Medical Biology Seminar Series

MPHY 594b

2 units

Master’s research

Elective(s)

>0 units

Elective(s) relevant to research interests

MPHY 590

* units

Directed Research

 *Units adjusted to meet 32 unit requirement