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Neuroscience, B.S./M.S.

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Atlanta, GA, United States
The Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience program from Morehouse School of Medicine is designed to expose undergraduates to the rich world of neuroscience research early in their academic journey. 
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Neuroscience program participants will enter the program as sophomores or juniors, complete requirements for a bachelor of science degree granted by their undergraduate institution and complete requirements for a master of science degree by Morehouse School of Medicine.

The Neuroscience Institute is located on the main campus of Morehouse School of Medicine, and is part of the Atlanta University Center.  The Neuroscience Institute has been awarded a Specialized Neuroscience Research Program grant for the B.S./M.S. program by the National Institute of Neurological Disease and Stroke. 

Key facts:

The goal of this program is to promote and assist underrepresented populations in their endeavors in neuroscience research. Our current undergraduate partners are: Clark-Atlanta University, Morehouse College, and Spelman College.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Essentials in Neuroscience
  • Laboratory Techniques
  • Qualifying Exam
  • Scientific Integrity
  • Fundamentals of Biostatistics
  • Critical Thinking and Scientific Communication

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

This is a competitive program. Among the items to be considered for acceptance into this program are:

  • Undergraduate transcripts (a combination of GPA and rigor of coursework will be considered)
  • Recommendations
  • Interview
  • Applicant statement of interests and goals

The minimum course requirements for entry into  the program are:

  • One year of undergraduate biology
  • One year of undergraduate chemistry

The following are also desired but not required:

  • One semester or more of undergraduate calculus
  • One or two semesters of undergraduate physics
  • Additional undergraduate coursework in biology, chemistry or biochemistry
  • Prior research experience

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Atlanta

  • 1213 - 2210 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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