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Cellular and Integrative Physiology

Physiology is a dynamic life science that focuses on the study of biological systems at many levels of complexity, ranging from genes and molecules to cells and organisms. As such, training in physiology has the ultimate goal of linking molecular and cellular information to functional outcomes.

Currently, groundbreaking research and discovery in the life sciences are more interdisciplinary than ever, and students studying within the realm of physiology can expect to work with a wider range of scientists than their predecessors could ever have imagined. Recognizing this, the Cellular and Integrative Physiology Graduate program was created. The program provides a multidisciplinary approach to modern life sciences, drawing on faculty expertise from several departments and centers in the School of Medicine to:

Course Delivery Options

On-campus

Program Application Requirements

Resume/CV, Supplemental Application, 3 Letters of recommendation, Personal Statement

Graduate Program Application Requirements

All students interested in the Cellular and Integrative Physiology Ph.D. program must apply through the common admissions portal for all graduate programs in the Biomedical Sciences. Choice of the Cellular and Integrative Physiology program occurs during the first year of graduate study after selection of an adviser for your dissertation.

Application includes a personal statement, transcripts from all colleges or universities attended, GRE scores and three letters of recommendation. Applicants must arrange to have official copies of transcripts and tests scores sent directly to the WVU Office of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment, P.O. Box 6510, Morgantown, WV 26506-6510.

Additional Information:

HSC Office of Research and Graduate Education: http://www.hsc.wvu.edu/resoff/graduate-education/phd-programs/biomedical-sciences/prospective-students/

Program Application Test Requirements

​GRE

Application Deadlines

Fall Deadline

​International - January 15 Domestic - February 15

Admissions Requirements

Resume/CV, Supplemental Application, 3 Letters of recommendation, Personal Statement

Admissions Requirements

All students interested in the Cellular and Integrative Physiology Ph.D. program must apply through the common admissions portal for all graduate programs in the Biomedical Sciences. Choice of the Cellular and Integrative Physiology program occurs during the first year of graduate study after selection of an adviser for your dissertation.

Application includes a personal statement, transcripts from all colleges or universities attended, GRE scores and three letters of recommendation. Applicants must arrange to have official copies of transcripts and tests scores sent directly to the WVU Office of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment, P.O. Box 6510, Morgantown, WV 26506-6510.

Additional Information:

HSC Office of Research and Graduate Education: http://www.hsc.wvu.edu/resoff/graduate-education/phd-programs/biomedical-sciences/prospective-students/

English Proficiency Requirements

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Learn more about our English language proficiency requirements.

Accreditation Information

WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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