Explore the development and health of the mind, brain and nervous system in a fast-growing major combining biology, psychology and more. Neuroscience is an ideal choice for premedical students and graduate study candidates.
Enjoy extensive opportunities for hands-on research with outstanding faculty members while developing a background in physical science. While taking courses from many different areas, choose a specialty in cellular and molecular neuroscience, cognitive and behavioral neuroscience, or neurodevelopment and neurodevelopmental disorders.
Join a rigorous and prestigious new program in one of the fastest-growing majors at the university.
Take a variety of courses, including biology, psychology, chemistry, exercise science, computer science and philosophy.
Expand Your Network
Find mentorship among our more than 50 faculty experts in neuroscience, representing over 10 academic departments.
Obtain significant research experience with a thesis, and earn your degree with a Distinction in Neuroscience.
What You’ll Study
Explore the core areas of neuroscience, from molecules and cells to thought and behavior. Analyze, synthesize and evaluate scientific literature, and learn to communicate effectively about neuroscience concepts and principles. Create and evaluate hypotheses, design relevant experiments, and evaluate the results.
Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.
Breaking down complex problems or situations to identify patterns, connections and solutions
Examining and interpreting information to uncover insights and inform decision making
Conducting experiments and analyzing data to gain new knowledge and insights in a scientific field
Identifying, analyzing and resolving problems or challenges using creative and effective strategies
Gathering and analyzing information to increase knowledge or solve problems
Communicating scientific research and findings in a clear, accurate and compelling manner
Using your degree
Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.
- Health Care Worker
- Health Care
- Clinical Settings
- Higher Education
- Government/Nonprofit Agencies