The Cell & Molecular Physiology Department has two different MS degree tracks:

  1. Research-intensive track in Cell and Molecular Physiology (MS CaMP)
  2. Special MS track in Medical Physiology (MSMP)

The following table summarizes the differences between these degrees:

PROGRAM

MSMP

MS CAMP

Annual Tuition (2020)

$45,120

$27,360

Objective

Demonstrate academic ability by succeeding in a curriculum with challenges similar to year 1 of medical school

Train in Physiological research

Students’ areas of improvement

Academics

Volunteering (medical and community)

Medical shadowing

Research

Goals after degree

Acceptance into Medical School

Acceptance into Medical school

PhD, Patent Law , PA

Research Staff (Laboratory Technician, Manager, etc.), Industry work

Alumni Statistics

99% accepted, in, or graduated from medical school

46% MD or in medical school

15% University Faculty

8% PA, 8% Research Staff

15% Industry, 8% Patent Law

Academic training

Curriculum very similar to M1

Graduate MS curriculum

Medical shadowing available?

Yes

No

Community volunteering available?

Yes

No

Medical volunteering available?

Yes

No

Guaranteed interview at Stritch School of Medicine?

Yes

(with GPA> 3.6 and

509 MCAT score) 

No

Professional development available?

Yes

No

MCAT practice exams available

Yes

No

Thesis requirement

No

Yes

Possibility of attendance to scientific meetings, abstract presentations and/or paper publications

No

Yes