About this course
The Masters of Science in Neuroscience at the University of Hartford is interdisciplinary in nature, providing experiences at the interface of biology, psychology, and other natural sciences. The program is designed to meet the needs of both full-time and part- time non-traditional students with most courses and laboratories offered in the evenings.
In addition, the Neuroscience Master’s Program offers two options. The thesis option requires a six-credit thesis and is designed for students who are interested in research positions or who plan to pursue doctoral training in the future. The non-thesis option requires a 3-credit research paper where a particular applied/clinical interest is integrated with coursework taken. This option is intended as an appropriate terminal degree for students pursuing advancement in non-research positions.
The MS in Neuroscience may be completed on either a full-time or part-time basic
Ideal preparation would include a bachelors degree in science, such as biology or chemistry, with additional optional undergraduate preparation in biology, chemistry, physics, and mathematics. An otherwise well-qualified student whose background does not contain all the requisite courses may be considered. All applicants must take either the GRE or, in lieu of this, submit results from the Dental Admissions Test (DAT) or Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT).
Ideal preparation would include baccalaureate work in some area of the life or health sciences, such as biology, psychology, physical therapy, occupational therapy, or nursing, with additional optional undergraduate preparation in chemistry and biology. An otherwise well-qualified student whose background does not contain all the courses may be considered. For health professionals, results of licensing and/or certification examinations may be submitted in lieu of GRE scores.