Michigan Technological University’s commitment to broad-spectrum research with far-reaching real-world effects makes it the perfect place for aspiring medical researchers to make a difference on a global scale now and what’s next. Are you ready?
With our doctorate in integrative physiology program, we take a systems-level approach to understanding the role of physiology in human health. Our work is conducted across the entire spectrum—fundamental basics at the molecular level, animal- and human-based research, and population studies—to translate research into cardiometabolic health outcomes.
- On-Campus: PhD
Integrative Physiology Program Details
Learn more about the integrative physiology program at Michigan Tech. For international students, Integrative Physiology is a designated STEM program.
To complete a doctoral degree, students must complete the following milestones:
- Complete all coursework and research credits (see credit requirements below)
- Pass Qualifying Examination
- Pass Research Proposal Examination
- Prepare and Submit Approved Dissertation
- Pass Final Oral Defense
The minimum credit requirements are as follows:
|MS-PhD (minimum)||30 Credits|
|BS-PhD (minimum)||60 Credits|
Individual programs may have higher standards and students are expected to know their program's requirements. See the Doctor of Philosophy Requirements website for more information about PhD milestones and related timelines.
Additional Program Information
Want to learn more about integrative physiology at Michigan Tech? Visit the department for more information:
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Sample Areas of Interest
Select areas of interest to help customize your integrative physiology PhD. Sample areas include:
- Exercise and Stress Physiology
- Neural Control of Circulation
- Biomechanics of Human Movement
- Muscular Fatigue in Humans