Learning Outcomes: Molecular & Integrative Physiology, MS

Learning Outcomes for the degree of Master of Science in Molecular & Integrative Physiology


  1. Acquire in-depth, leading-edge knowledge of physiological function at multiple levels of biological organization spanning molecular, cellular, tissue and organismal levels.
  2. Learn the skills and methodologies of scientific inquiry necessary to conduct original, independent research in physiology that expands the frontiers of knowledge in the field.
  3. Develop the professional skills for responsible conduct of research and embody the ethical principles necessary to behave with honesty, integrity, objectivity, and respect in all professional interactions.
  4. To develop effective scientific literacy skills necessary to read, write, critique, and analyze a wide range of written materials, including primary scientific literature, review articles, grant proposals, and teaching materials.
  5. To become an effective oral communicator of scientific information in multiple settings, including individual and small group discussions, seminars, classroom instruction, and public engagement.