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Neurosciences & Cognitive Sciences

Program Description

The Neurosciences and Cognitive Sciences Program offers a wide range of research and training opportunities for students pursuing doctoral-level research in a variety of areas within neuroscience, computational neuroscience and cognitive science. The goal of the program is to bring together the diverse perspectives and strengths of all the component disciplines to understand the working of the nervous system, the mind and behavior.

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Degrees Offered:  Ph.D.

Tracks/Concentrations: 

Neuroscience
Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience

Department:  UMBC Depts. of Biological Sciences, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems, Mathematics & Statistics, Psychology; Maryland Psychiatric Research Center

Part-Time or Full-Time: 

Full-time (Ph.D.)
Full-Time, Part-time, (M.S.)

Online or On Campus:  On Campus

Admissions Requirements

GRE General Test required
Strongly recommend having coursework background in calculus and some understanding of either neuroscience or cognitive science

Term of Admission: Fall and Spring

Domestic Application Deadlines: January 1 and October 15

International Application Deadlines: January 1 and September 1

Contact Us

Main Contact Info:  410-455-3669 (UMBC)

Graduate Program Director:

Michelle Starz-Gaiano, 410-455-2217, starz@umbc.edu

Graduate Program Coordinator:

Melody Wright, 410-455-3669, melodyw@umbc.edu

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