Application Process & Prerequisites

Beginning the application process

  1. Complete the online Graduate School Application (program code: 3860)
  2. Complete the Departmental Questionnaire
  3. Provide 3 Letters of Recommedation
  4. Provide an official transcript of grades from all schools attended after high school
  5. Provide current GRE scores (Subject tests recommended, but not required)
  6. Provide current TOEFL scores (if applicable)

GRE/TOEFL Codes: MSU Institutional Code = 1465; Department Code =0217

Email Letters of Reference, Department Questionnaire, GRE sores, and Transcripts to:
Physiology Graduate Program at


The typical undergraduate and/or graduate GPA is greater than 3.0. TOEFL paper-based scores of greater than 600, Section 1 score greater than 62 and no section less than 53; TOEFL computer-based scores of greater 250, Section 1 score of 26 or above, and no other score less than 19.