Applying

 

Ph.D. Program in Physiology
Men and women interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in physiology should apply for fall semester admission by December 31. A completed application can be submitted directly to the Department of Physiology or through the Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences. A bachelor's degree with a minimum G.P.A of 3.0 and appropriate completion of undergraduate course work is required for admission to the Ph.D. program. Applicants must submit combined scores on the General Test of the Graduate Record Examinations and TOEFL for foreign applicants, three letters of recommendation and a statement of career goals.  For direct admission, applicants need to have sponsorship of a Physiology graduate faculty.

M.D./Ph.D. Program in Physiology
Students must apply directly to the M.D./Ph.D program administered by the College of Medicine, or they first must be accepted in a medical school, then apply for the Ph.D. program as described above.

M.S. Program in Physiology
The application deadline for the M.S. program in Physiology is April 1. The department requires submission of combined scores on the General Test of the Graduate Record Examinations; (Verbal and Math - typically 158-160 and an Analytic Writing score of 4 or better), three letters of recommendation and a personal written statement from the applicant.  A favorable faculty vote is required. 

 

Financial Aid
Students who are accepted for the Ph.D. program will receive a tuition waiver and a stipend of $26,000 in 2018-2019, as well as an allowance for the purchase of health insurance. This stipend is expected to increase annually. Full-time participation in the program is expected. The GPiBS secures tuition and stipend support for the first year of study. During the subsequent years, each student's dissertation advisor is responsible for arranging financial support. Students who are candidates for the master's degree do not receive financial aid from the department.

Tuition and Fees
The total was about $​7500 per year in 2018-2019 for in-state students.

For Information

Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences (GPiBS)
The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
P.O. Box 26901, BMSB 332
Oklahoma City, OK 73190-0901
Telephone: 405-271-2406
Fax: 405-271-3548
Email:  gpibs@ouhsc.edu

For Applications
Office of Admissions and Records
Room Room LIB 121
The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
P.O. Box 26901
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73117-1221
Telephone: 405-271-2359

FAX: (405) 271-2480

EMAIL: admissions@ouhsc.edu

Additional Information
The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Graduate College