Bachelor in Neuroscience

New! The Neuroscience Undergraduate Program Part of $3.5 Million Choose Ohio First Grant 2021 Awarded to Kent State University

Neuroscience is a scientific discipline dedicated to understanding the structure and function of the nervous system in health and disease. The interdisciplinary Bachelor in Neuroscience at Kent State University (visit KSU virtual tour) offers students the opportunity to explore and learn about brain development, neural control of physiology, neural basis of behavior, and neurobiology of aging.

Neuroscience coursework includes for example two semesters of foundational Neuroscience lecture courses, a hands-on Neuroscience research laboratory course and a seminar in Neuroscience course, where students will learn about the fundamentals and research techniques used in the Neurosciences.

This major also provides a vast array of opportunities for students to participate and gain real world and hands-on experiences in cutting-edge molecular, cellular, and behavioral research in the laboratories of Kent State University Neuroscience faculty and the Brain Health Research Institute. Neuroscience undergraduates can also participate in ongoing Neuroscience research at the Northeast Ohio Medical University

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Career Opportunities

The Neuroscience program at Kent State University is an excellent choice for students interested in graduate school, medical school or a career in clinical psychology, medicine, basic, translational or pharmaceutical research.

 

Curriculum

Coursework is taught by the Faculty from the Departments of Biological Sciences and Psychological Sciences, which include:

  • Lecture and small seminar classes. For enrollment assistance go to Academic advising.

  • Hands-on neuroscience research laboratories.

  • Opportunities to participate in cutting-edge molecular, cellular and behavioral research in the laboratories of our Neuroscience Faculty.

  • New Fall 2022! Neuroscience degree with Premed Concentration.

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Research Opportunities and Fellowships

Our Neuroscience program provides real-life research opportunities for our students. There are several ways to find a research experience that fit your needs.

 

For More Information Contact

Dr. Wilson Chung (Associate Professor and Program Director)

Email: neuroundergrad@kent.edu

Phone: 330-672-3641