HMX Physiology, Certificate | Part time online | Harvard Medical School Online | United States
70 days
800 USD/full
800 USD/full
800 USD/full
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In the HMX Physiology course from Harvard Medical School Online, you’ll learn essential principles underlying how the human body functions, and see how this knowledge comes into play in real-world scenarios and in clinical settings from the intensive care unit to the cardiac catheterization lab.

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This HMX Physiology program from Harvard Medical School Online will help you build a body of knowledge on the systems that keep bodies functioning.

This unique online certificate course is led by Harvard Medical School faculty and features:

  • detailed animations and illustrations of medical concepts
  • clinical application videos including real doctor-patient interactions
  • ongoing, rigorous assessments to ensure content mastery

Programme Structure

Topics covered include:

  • Partial pressure basics
  • Partial pressures in the lungs and blood
  • Osmotic forces
  • Starling forces
  • Body fluid compartments
  • Osmotic forces in the kidney

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 70 days

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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • If you are not taking HMX courses through a school or company, you will need to fill out a brief application that gives us some basic information about you and what you hope to get out of the HMX courses. You will also need to confirm that you’ve met the recommended prerequisites.
  • We recommend knowledge of basic chemistry, biology, and physics for all HMX courses. For HMX Fundamentals courses and HMX Pro Essentials courses, no advanced knowledge is required.
  • Advanced HMX Pro courses focus on a specific topic in depth; in order to get the most from these courses, participants should have some knowledge of the underlying topic (for example, genetics or immunology). Those requiring further background may choose to take an accompanying Essentials course, or consider our HMX Fundamentals courses for a more broad overview.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    800 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 800 USD for the full programme during 70 days.
  • National

    800 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 800 USD for the full programme during 70 days.
  • In-State

    800 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 800 USD for the full programme during 70 days.


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