PhD Curriculum

Credit Requirements

While course requirements vary with the area of specialization, all students must complete Advanced Neurobiology and at least one biochemistry-cell biology course and one statistics course for a total of 72 combined credits required for the Ph.D. degree. Of the 72 credits, at least 28 course credits (at a minimum B grade average) are required, of which 24 must be at the 500 level or above, including 8 seminar credits of Advanced Studies in Neuroscience and 1 credit of Ethical Scientific Conduct. Up to 44 research credits are also required to bring the required total to 72.


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