Physiology is a specialized life science degree that teaches you about animal physiology
and anatomy and introduces you to intensive, hands-on laboratory experiences.
Why physiology at OSU?
Our graduates are prepared to enter a variety of career fields, including the public
and private sector, graduate school, or programs such as medical school or veterinary
school. In addition, there are a number of student organizations at OSU designed to
help you succeed, such as Advancing Women in Science or the American Medical Student
Physiology graduates are prepared to enter a variety of career fields, including the
public and private sector, graduate school, or professional programs, such as medical
school or veterinary school. Our graduates enjoy successful careers in a variety of
Health Care Industry
Politics and Policy
Science Museums / Zoos / Aquariums
Physiology is a specialized life science degree that introduces you to intensive,
hands-on laboratory experiences. A Physiology major teaches you about animal physiology
and anatomy. You also select among specialized upper-division courses, such as Embryology,
Pharmacology, Environmental Physiology, Endocrinology, or Behavioral Neuroendocrinology.
The physiology degree primarily serves to prepare you for graduate school or a medically-related
Courses to expect for this major include Physiology, Mammalian Physiology, Mammalian
Physiology Lab, Vertebrate Morphology, Cell and Molecular Biology, Survey of Biochemistry,
and Organic Chemistry.
OK-LSAMPis a consortium of Oklahoma colleges and universities working together to develop
programs aimed at increasing the number of students from under-represented populations
who receive degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines.
The OK-LSAMP scholarship program provides scholars with increased opportunities and
connections, including undergraduate research experiences, graduate school preparation,
international experiences, and internships/externships with companies in the STEM