Understanding the Nervous System
Merging biological, cognitive and computational neurosciences, this interdisciplinary program provides the broad academic foundation and research experience you need to study and contribute to the scientific understanding of brain and spinal cord function. Focus your degree work in neurobiology, cognitive neuroscience or computational neuroscience to advance your career goals.
If you’re interested in pursuing a degree in this newly emerging discipline, you should have a strong scientific background and an undergraduate degree related to one of the following three program focuses: neurobiology (biology), cognitive neuroscience (psychology) or computational neuroscience (computer science, engineering, mathematics, physics).
The M.S. in Neuroscience requires a minimum 32 credits. For the latest information on all available Neuroscience courses, view our Course Catalog.
Incoming students admitted with background deficiencies will take background courses. The specific required background courses will be determined by each students graduate committee with the approval of the program director.