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Kent State University offers an undergraduate degree and several graduate programs for students interested in the field of Neuroscience.

B.S. Neuroscience

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The interdisciplinary B.S. Neuroscience at Kent State University offers students the opportunity to explore and learn about:

  • Brain development
  • Neural control of body physiology
  • Neural basis of behavior
  • Neurobiology of aging


Coursework is taught through the Departments of Biological Sciences and Psychological Sciences. The curriculum includes:

  • Lecture and small seminar classes
  • Hands-on neuroscience research laboratory
  • Opportunities to participate in cutting-edge molecular, cellular and behavioral research in the laboratories of our neuroscience faculty


Career Opportunities

The neuroscience program at Kent State University is an excellent choice for students interested in advanced training in either graduate or professional school, or careers in clinical psychology, medicine, research, or pharmaceuticals.


For more information, please contact:

Dr. Wilson C.J. Chung
Associate Professor, Biological Sciences
Director, Neuroscience Program
53 Cunningham Hall

M.S. & PH.D. Programs

Graduate degree programs in Neuroscience are available through multiple departments.

Students can do their thesis or dissertation research under the supervision of a broad array of faculty with a large range of disciplinary foci. For more information, please visit the various program websites listed below.

    Department of Biological Sciences

    Department of Psychological Sciences

    School of Biomedical Sciences