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Biological Sciences - Neuroscience and Physiology

Illinois State University

12 months
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838 USD/credit 25140 USD/year
838 USD/credit 25140 USD/year
404 USD/credit 12120 USD/year
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Biological Sciences - Neuroscience and Physiology students at Illinois State University, post-doctoral fellows, and faculty comprising the Neuroscience and Physiology (NP) group emphasize an integrative approach to the study of these two important and related sub-disciplines.

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Overview

Biological Sciences - Neuroscience and Physiology identifies the neural substrates of behavior, whereas Physiology investigates organismal functions. Research within Neuroscience and Physiology spans broad organization levels within Biology, from genes and molecules and cells to tissues, circuits and behaving animals. 

Learning outcomes

At Illinois State University, we employ a variety of experimental approaches, including genetic, molecular, cellular, and whole-animal techniques such as microelectrode recordings, microscopy, optical imaging, EEG, mathematical modeling, and behavioral observations. Current research asks fundamental questions in molecular neuroethology, cellular, systems, and human neuroscience, and cellular and transport physiology.

We offer a comprehensive curriculum to graduate students interested in Neuroscience and Physiology. Sequences provide an exciting and challenging academic environment, by combining research excellence with a strong commitment to education, and are tightly integrated into laboratory research.

The Neuroscience and Physiology sequence is an option for students enrolled in the M.S. degree program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Independent Research For The Master's Thesis

  • Neuroscience

  • Advanced Studies In Specialized Fields: Principles Of Neurophysiology

  • Endocrinology

  • Advanced Psychopathology And Mental Health Diagnosis

  • Biotechnology Laboratory I: DNA Techniques

  • Avian Biology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • have earned a four-year bachelor's degree or its equivalent from a college or university that is accredited by the appropriate regional accrediting association, or do so within one academic year
  • present unofficial transcripts from each college or university other than Illinois State at which graduate, undergraduate, or non-degree credit was earned. 
  • The first step in the application process is to ask about working in a lab. We do not admit graduate students unless they have at least one faculty member who is willing to have them in their lab.
  • You must have a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for the last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework or any previous work in a master’s program.
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Curriculum Vitae or Resume

  • Statement of Academic and Professional Goals

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25140 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 838 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    25140 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 838 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12120 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 404 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Normal

1100 - 1500 USD /month
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