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Program Overview

The human brain is exceedingly complex. Advanced neuroscience research helps us better understand it, allowing us to develop treatments for diseases and live healthier lives. Develop deep expertise with a holistic approach that includes studies in chemistry, biology, and psychology. Gain a comprehensive understanding of the fundamentals of neuroscience combined with intensive research training. 

Program Snapshot

Program Type: Full-Time
Location: On Campus
Program Length: 2 years
Credit Hours: 30

Why This Program & What You'll Learn

Our master’s degree program provides the skills and hands-on experience you'll need to stand out as you apply for neuroscience-related jobs in both the public and private sectors.

From day one, your faculty mentors will provide a comprehensive understanding fo the fundamentals of neuroscience combined with intensive research training. You'll have access to state-of-the-art research facilities and ample opportunities for discussions with other students and faculty.

This program will prepare you for the next step in your journey, whether that's a doctoral program or a career in the biomedical or neuroscience fields.

Program Highlights

As a student in our master’s degree program in neuroscience program, you’ll:

  • Be actively involved in research with and mentored by a program faculty member as you dive into topics like Alzheimer's, neurodegenerative diseases, traumatic brain injuries, molecular neurobiology and aging.
  • Gain hands-on experience with today’s most vital neuroscience research — CNS control of respiration, studying the causes and potential treatments for Alzheimer’s, Huntington’s, and Parkinson’s diseases.

Careers & Outcomes

Neuroscience master's graduates become medical professionals (MD, DO, PA, PT, etc.), researchers (in biotech, pharmaceutical, hospitals, etc.), or educators (teachers, professors, etc.). Many alumni take on other professions that value the critical thinking skills and ability to synthesize diverse information gained by studying neuroscience.

Career Projected Salary
Psychologist $106,420
Medical Scientist
Laboratory Manager $137,900
Clinical Research Coordinator $54,000
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