The Master of Science in Medical Physiology degree is directed toward individuals who are interested in:
This program provides an avenue for students who have had a limited opportunity to receive medical science education as undergraduates or would benefit from an additional year of immersion in medical school-level academic coursework.
This is the only program of its type in the state of Georgia and contributes to Augusta University’s institutional mission. The establishment of this program serves to enrich and diversify the applicant pool to the Medical College of Georgia, the state's only public medical school, and support an increased demand for primary care physicians in Georgia. For students who do not enter medical school the program provides the knowledge required to excel in biomedical science professions and supports Augusta University’s mission as a comprehensive research institution. The career paths open to students who complete this degree program are vital to the health of Georgia’s communities.