2021-2022 Admission Requirements for the Graduate Major in Physiological Science

Admissions Requirements for the Graduate Major in Physiological Science


After exploring options and choosing a specific program, follow the steps on our University’s graduate application process:

Deadlines to apply

June 30, 2021

Admission Limited to

Fall, Winter, Spring

Exams & GRE Types

GRE: General. The MCAT is also accepted.

Letters of Recommendation


UCLA-Wide Graduate Admissions Requirements

Degree-Specific Admissions Requirements

In addition to the minimum University requirements and those listed above, all applicants are expected to submit a statement of purpose, which should include relevant background information concerning preparation for the degree and a description of the applicant's expectations, goals, and degree objective.

Applicants must also have completed a bachelor's degree in biological or physical sciences and generally are expected to have completed a year of coursework in each of the following: calculus; physics; biology; inorganic chemistry; and biochemistry.

Applicants also must include a description of their specific area of interest in physiology, their research interests, and the name of one or more departmental faculty whom they wish to consider as a potential research mentor.

Applicants are encouraged to communicate directly with the faculty, including through a personal interview.

Program Name

Physiological Science
(Integrative Biology and Physiology)

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