Graduate Programs

Choose your focus

Our graduate programs offer you the opportunity to specialize in the topics that you’re interested in, at the level you’re ready for. Whether you’re studying at the master's or doctoral level, you can choose to focus on:

  • cardiovascular physiology
  • endocrinology and neuroendocrinology
  • molecular and genetic physiology
  • neuroscience
  • respiratory physiology

Learn more about our graduate courses.

What’s waiting in your future?

A graduate degree in Physiology and Biophysics gives you the flexibility and the knowledge to pursue potential careers in:

  • pharmaceutical companies
  • biotechnology companies
  • government
  • public science education

Plus, if you’re willing to extend your studies, a degree in Physiology and Biophysics gives you a great start towards potential careers in:

  • academic research
  • medicine
  • pharmacy
  • dentistry
  • veterinary medicine
  • nursing
  • forensic science
  • paramedicine

Get in touch

Want to know more? Contact:

Dr. Yassine El Hiani, Graduate Coordinator
Department of Physiology and Biophysics
Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building
Halifax, NS  B3H 4R2
Phone: (902) 494-8980


Kate Clarke, Graduate Program Assistant