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University of Southern California

Department of Physiology and Neuroscience

Los Angeles, CA

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Overview

University of Southern California / Department of Physiology and Neuroscience is located in Los Angeles, CA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Medical physiology
Master of Science (MS) Medical biophysics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

7
Applied
3
Accepted
2
Enrolled
43%

Applying

85
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 15

Student Body

4
Total Graduate Students
25%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
75%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 25%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 50%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 25%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (25%)
Female (75%)

Faculty

13
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 0
Male (11)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Endocrinology and metabolism, neurophysiology, mathematical modeling, cell transport, autoimmunity and cancer immunotherapy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address University Park Campus
Los Angeles, CA  90089
United States
Contact Dr. Berislav Zlokavic
Chair
Email: zlokovic@usc.edu
Phone: 323-442-2566
Fax: 323-442-2230