Master of Science in Integrative Physiology
Master of Science in Integrative Physiology
Benedictine University’s Master of Science in Integrative Physiology program is a one year graduate degree program with a full-time curriculum designed for graduates of bachelor’s program in Biology and other related sciences. The program serves students who want to deepen their understanding of physiology and explore various areas of biology by providing a one-year, rigorous course of study culminating in a Master’s degree. It is aimed to provide valuable and marketable experience to students who are taking a “gap” year after graduation. The program also serves students interested in applying to doctoral programs in biomedical research. Students with diverse interests are encourages to apply and will be provided with the right tools and a meaningful path to succeed in their future endeavors.

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* * * NOTE - When filling out an application for the MSIP Program
PLEASE put "MSIP PROGRAM" under "other" on the application * * *
 

Minimum requirements for acceptance:

  1. A Bachelor’s degree with 1 year of biology, general chemistry, organic chemistry and physics and a semester of calculus or statistics, human physiology and cell biology
  2. Cumulative grade point average GPA of 2.8 on a scale of 4.0 in all completed classes. 
  3. Official transcripts from all institutions attended
  4. A personal statement expressing the student’s desire for the healthcare profession and the benefits of this course of study to their long term goals
  5. Two letters of recommendation (faculty, employer, etc.) OR ONE Health Science Recommendations Committee (HSRC) letter are acceptable
  6. Qualified students will be selected following a departmental interview; limited class seats are available.
  7. Application deadline – June 23, 2017 and notified by mid-July 2017; Program begins the last week in August 2017.

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Robin Rylaarsdam, Ph.D
Acting Dean of the College of Science

Tonia Rucker, Assistant to the Dean
Email: trucker@ben.edu
Phone: (630) 829-6187
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