Program of Study

The curriculum of the Program includes a one-year mandatory Core Course and Lab rotations during the first year, and one seminar course per semester. The Core course is composed of 6 modules, some of which may be skipped if they are equivalent to courses taken elsewhere. In addition to these courses, the student must pass a qualifying exam and defend their thesis project during the third semester, and defend their thesis at the end of the Program.

Semesters I and II

Core Neuroscience course 20 credits
Research Rotations 8 credits
Seminar 2 credits per semester

Semester III

Thesis Project 33 credits
Seminar 2 credits

Semesters IV-VIII

Thesis 171 credits total
Seminar 2 credits per semester