College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Biological Sciences

About This Program

The Ph.D. degree in Biological Sciences - Integrative Physiology and Neurobiology is the study of a broad range of topics, including endocrinology, neuroscience, immunology, reproductive biology and other regulatory systems. Students have access to resources for physiological research, including a vivarium, tissue culture facility, confocal microscope/visualization facility, laser capture microscope, genomics and proteomics facilities.

Contact Information

Program Delivery

  • Delivery:
    • In person
  • Location:
    • Kent Campus

Examples of Possible Careers and Salaries*

Biological scientists, all other

  • 2.2% slower than the average
  • 44,700 number of jobs
  • $85,290 potential earnings

Biological science teachers, postsecondary

  • 9.3% much faster than the average
  • 64,700 number of jobs
  • $85,600 potential earnings

Medical scientists, except epidemiologists

  • 6.1% faster than the average
  • 138,300 number of jobs
  • $91,510 potential earnings

* Source of occupation titles and labor data comes from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook. Data comprises projected percent change in employment over the next 10 years; nation-wide employment numbers; and the yearly median wage at which half of the workers in the occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less.