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Master of Science in Medical Physiology


The Master of Science in Medical Physiology (MSMP) is an intensive, one-year program with an emphasis on human physiology, clinical applications of physiology, gross anatomy, neuroscience, stem cells, and exposure to the latest literature and research in physiology. Graduates of the program will be prepared to continue studies in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, and other medical professions, or pursue careers in teaching, regulatory oversight, basic or clinical research in academic or pharmaceutical settings.


Partial List of Application Requirements:

Baccalaureate degree in the chemical/physical/biological sciences or pre-med program.

Grade Point Average:

At least 3.00/4.00 cumulative for the final 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours) of undergraduate studies and at least 3.00/4.00 in science courses.

Standardized Tests required:

MCAT, GRE or DAT. Competitive scores: MCAT: 27 in old scoring system, 55%-65% in new scoring system; GRE: 153 Quantitative, 146 Verbal, 3.5 analytical writing; DAT: 17.

Letters of recommendation:

Three required, at least two from course professors and at least one from a professor in the sciences. Committee letters are acceptable.


For more information or if you have questions, send an email to msmp@uic.edu


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