Medical Human Anatomy and Physiology Graduate Certificate

Explore the human body and how it functions

Preparing for medical school, advanced health care programs or future teaching? Get the training and foundation you need.

Go in-depth on anatomy and physiology, and how they apply to human medicine.

With enhanced credentials, you’ll be ready for a future in high-level health care.

Certificate in Medical Anatomy and Physiology

Scott D. Zimmerman, Director of Graduate Studies Assets
Kampeter Health Sciences Hall, Room 353
Phone 417-836-6123

BMS Department phone: 417-836-5603

Program description

This certificate is offered by the Department of Biomedical Sciences and provides graduate students with in-depth exposure to advanced and clinical courses in anatomy and physiology as they apply to human medicine, to enhance student preparation for further graduate and/or professional study in a variety of health care fields.

Admission requirements

  • Undergraduate degree in STEM field
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher

Required courses (12 hrs)

  1. Complete at least one course in Anatomy from the following list: BMS 645, BMS 682, BMS 688, BMS 707, BMS 717, BMS 727.
  2. Complete at least one course in Physiology from the following list: BMS 641, BMS 642, BMS 660, BMS 661, BMS 664, BMS 665, BMS 667, BMS 668, BMS 669, BMS 672, BMS 673, BMS 752.
  3. Select additional credits from either the Anatomy or Physiology lists to complete 12 credits.
  4. All candidates must satisfy the General University Certificate Requirements.

Completion requirements:

After admission into the Graduate Certificate in Medical Human Anatomy and Physiology program, the students must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher, with no more than one course with a grade of "C”.

Apply online

Apply to this certificate program through a central application: GradCAS. Review the sections above before you begin.