Toggle Accessibility Tools

Application Process and Prerequisites

Beginning the application process

Michigan State University has organized six of the biological sciences graduate units under one umbrella, designated as the BioMolecular Science (BMS) Gateway.  Admissions and the first year of graduate studies are administered through the BMS.  Students admitted through the BMS earn their degrees in one of the participating units.  The BMS offers students flexibility in their course of study and research training.  Prospective students with an interest in pursuing a Ph.D. in Physiology are directed to learn more about the BMS at (

Complete application instructions can be found at the BMS Application Process website.