Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Baylor College of Medicine

Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
37%
63%
student ratio
30
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 1
fall application deadline
28%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)
    • Cardiovascular Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Molecular Physiology And Biophysics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

28% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 52
    • Accepted 15
    • Acceptance Rate 28
    • Enrolled 5
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic Not Reported
    • Application Fee - International Not Reported
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 1st Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (strongly recommended), minimum GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, scholarships (to all students unless there are grant funds available to pay tuition)

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students30
    • Female Percentage37%
    • Male Percentage63%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students30
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American14%
    • White / Caucasian68%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian14%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown-1%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty55
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage20%
    • Male Percentage80%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchCardiovascular disease; skeletal muscle disease (myasthenia gravis, muscular dystrophy, malignant hyperthermia, central core disease); cancer; Alzheimer's disease; developmental diseases of the nervous system, eye and heart; diabetes; motor neuron disease (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and spinal muscular atrophy); asthma; autoimmune diseases
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Baylor College of Medicine

One Baylor Plaza
Houston, TX 77030-3498
United States

Dr. Robia Pautler

Co-Director

Phone: 713-798-3892
Email: rpautler@bcm.edu

Dr. Steen Pedersen

Co-Director

Phone: 713-798-3888
Email: pedersen@bcm.edu


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