NEUROSCIENCE DOCTORAL TRAINING PROGRAM
The Neuroscience Institute admits students into a program leading to the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree. A Master of Science is earned en route to the Neuroscience Ph.D. degree.
• Core coursework
Cellular, Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience, Statistical Methods, Introduction to Graduate
Studies, and Survival Skills in Academia.
• Neuroscience Electives (3-4 hours)
• Topics, Seminar, and Concepts Course (7-8 hours)
• A Qualifying Exam
• A Dissertation
Students accepted into the Neuroscience Institute doctoral program may work with Core or Associate faculty members. Incoming students may elect to work with a particular faculty mentor or may chose to rotate between two or three laboratories during the first year.