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
We set our Physiology majors up for success in a variety of roles ranging from technicians
to teachers to veterinarians. Find your field as an OSU Physiology graduate in careers
Health Care Industry
Politics and Policy
Science Museums / Zoos / Aquariums
Along with your hands-on laboratory work as a Physiology major, you can also select
among specialized upper-division courses like Embryology, Pharmacology, Environmental
Physiology, Endocrinology, and Behavioral Neuroendocrinology. The physiology degree
primarily serves to prepare you for graduate school or a medically related professional
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