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2023-2024 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog 
  Jul 23, 2024
2023-2024 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Center for Neuroscience Training Program (CNUP), PhD

PhD Degree Requirements

Credits: A minimum of 72 credit hours including a 23-credit course requirement covering fundamental material in cellular and molecular neurobiology, systems neurobiology and several elective courses.

Specifically, the following core courses are required:


In addition to University requirements for graduate degrees, students are also required to obtain research experience in at least two separate laboratories; attend journal clubs and research seminars; pass a reprint exam following their first year of study, a comprehensive exam, and a doctoral dissertation and defense; and, to serve as a teaching assistant for at least one term (or course).

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