Masters of Science in Neuroscience

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Our MS in Neuroscience: Systems, Behavior and Plasticity provides highly advanced training and faculty-mentored research in a rapidly evolving field with practical applications in careers ranging from health care to public policy and economics.

This innovative program was developed by top faculty from the Departments of Psychology, Physical Therapy, and Kinesiology, to help qualified students gain core expertise in specific areas of neuroscience — including molecular, cellular, systems and behavioral neuroscience.

Master of Science in Neuroscience: Systems, Behavior and Plasticity

Explore neural and brain function in a groundbreaking, rapidly growing field with the Master of Science in Neuroscience: Systems, Behavior and Plasticity in Temple’s College of Liberal Arts. This 30-credit graduate degree provides highly advanced training and faculty-mentored research with practical applications in careers ranging from economics to healthcare and public policy.

The innovative master's program was developed by faculty in the Psychology Department in the College of Liberal Arts and the Physical Therapy and Kinesiology departments in the College of Public Health to help qualified students gain core expertise in specific areas of neuroscience—including behavioral, cellular, molecular and systems. 

As a Neuroscience: Systems, Behavior and Plasticity MS student, you can choose from one of the three following areas of study. 

  • Behavioral neuroscience
  • Cognitive neuroscience
  • Motor neuroscience and rehabilitation

Graduates of the Neuroscience MS will have built core knowledge in specific areas of neuroscience; created and undertaken hypothesis-based research projects; developed a general professional competence in oral and written expression as well as in the critical analysis of research articles; gained independence in communicating, teaching and thinking; learned to effectively communicate and teach neuroscience; and trained in a variety of techniques and approaches to studying the nervous system.

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