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Medical Pharmacology (MS) - Perfusion 
Program Description

Perfusion Science incorporates the investigation of pharmacological, biomaterials, laboratory and clinical aspects of extracorporeal circulation.

This discipline will prepare students for professional practice in perfusion with a wide range of experiences including: cardiovascular research, systems design and development, cardio-pulmonary bypass,and life support systems.

Department/Academic Unit(s)

Pharmacology -

College of Medicine, Tucson  
Campus where offered
Main Campus - Tucson  
Admissions Contact
Victoria Healey
Graduate Program Coordinator
Victoria Healey
Director of Graduate Studies
John M Streicher
Graduate College Degree Counselor
Christina M Inocencio
Tuition and Fees
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Admissions Information

Admissions Requirements

UA official on-line application submission
Official Transcripts (original mailed to the Department)
Personal Statement (on-line submission)
GRE Scores
TOEFL Scores (International Students Only)
Three (3) letters of recommendation (on-line submission)

Standardized Tests

Required test(s): GRE
Required GRE Subject tests:
Recommended tests:
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Minimum GRE Verbal:
Minimum GRE Quantitative:
Minumum GRE Written:
Minimum GMAT:
Minimum MAT:
Minimum TOEFL: 550
Minimum IELTS: 7

Financial Aid

Financial assitance for MS students is dependent on the availability of funds by individual laboratories.

Admissions Deadlines

Domestic Applicants:

  • Summer: March 1

International Applicants:

  • Summer: March 1
International Conditional Admission
International applicants will not be considered for conditional admission by this program.
Other Information
The GRE Institution Code for The University of Arizona is 4832
ETS Major Field Code(s) for this program: Department Code 0216; University Code 4832

Completion Requirements

Degree Requirements

Minumum credits: 12
Core coursework: Please refer to our website:

Language requirements: English proficiency is one of the conditions for admission for all applicants whose native language is not English. Applicants must submit a minimum TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score of 550 paper based (PB), 79 internet based (iBT), or IELTS (International English Language Testing System) composite score of 7 (no subject area below a 6). Individual departments may require a higher score and may have minimum score requirements by test module that must be met to qualify for admission
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Minor Requirements
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Last revised 02 May 2017