University of Georgia

College of Veterinary Medicine

Physiology and Pharmacology


UGA Graduate School, 320 East Clayton Street, Suite 400

Athens, GA 30602

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D.-Pharmacology; Ph.D.-Physiology, M.S.-Pharmacology; M.S.-Physiology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Programs of study encompass the disciplines of physiology, pharmacology, and toxicology with opportunities to concentrate on molecular biology, basic mechanisms of physiologic and pharmacologic processes, specific organ systems, or clinical problems. Graduates of these programs are employed by universities and by a variety of companies in the private sector.

Candidates for the MS or PhD degrees must have a baccalaureate or a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or equivalent degree from an accredited college or university. Requirements for admission include 1) a grade point average of 3.25 with a BS or MS degree, or ranked in the upper half of the class DVM or equivalent degree; and 2) completion of the Graduate Record Examination with a minimum score of 1100 on the verbal and quantitative portions.


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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