About Our Department

Our department combines physiology and health science, a blend of opportunities ranging from training that prepares you for medical school, to becoming a health educator, to working as a radiographer or respiratory therapist. We also offer physiology and anatomy courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Our program offers a variety of degrees. We offer doctorates (EdD) in science and science education and other graduate programsbachelor’s degreesassociate degrees, and minors. The common thread is a hands-on approach to learning. Our laboratories have the same equipment used in clinical settings. We encourage and assist students in performing research on a variety of topics in all levels of our programs. As an undergraduate you will learn things such as taking blood pressure and scientific analysis of body fluids and tissue samples; as a graduate you often conduct thesis-related research into a specific physiological area.

You will learn from faculty who are staying abreast of today’s technology and treatments by conducting research and publishing textbooks. 

For many courses, class sizes will be small, around 19 to 26 students, giving you an opportunity to build relationships with faculty, who are committed to delivering high quality academic experiences that will prepare you for the career of your choice or advanced study in a variety of health-related fields.

Department of Physiology and Health Science
Cooper Science Building, CL 325
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Phone: 765-285-5961
Fax: 765-285-3210
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