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.
Degrees Offered: Ph.D.
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:
Online or On Campus: On Campus
GRE General Test waived for Fall 2021 applicants, optional for subsequent semesters
Strongly recommend having coursework background in calculus and some understanding of either neuroscience or cognitive science
Term of Admission: Fall
Domestic Application Deadline: January 1
International Application Deadline: January 1
Main Contact Info: 410-455-3669 (UMBC)
Graduate Program Director:
Michelle Starz-Gaiano, 410-455-2217, firstname.lastname@example.org
Graduate Program Coordinator:
Brandy Darcey, 410-455-3669, email@example.com