Physiology, General

Physiology Studies is a major program that focuses on the scientific study of the functional dynamics, morphology, and biochemical and biophysical communications within organisms and between living systems at all levels of complexity and integration.

A major program in Physiology Studies will likely include courses in reproduction, growth, hormonal action, vascular function, respiration, digestion, sensory perception and processing, sensorimotor integration, signal encoding and conveyance, homeostasis, physical function and malfunction, evolutionary physiology, and disease processes.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Physiology Studies (use the College Search feature and enter " Physiology Studies " in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

  • What can you do with a major/degree in Physiology Studies?

    A degree in Physiology Studies will provide you with a foundation to work in science, academia, or medicine. Careers sector options include research, medical sales, healthcare, pharmaceuticals or teaching.

    Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Physiology Studies:

    Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.


    Publications/Magazines in Physiology Studies?