Neuroscience - Systems, Behavior and Plasticity, M.Sc. | Temple University | Philadelphia, United States
M.Sc. On Campus

Neuroscience - Systems, Behavior and Plasticity

24 months
1381 USD/credit 20715 USD/year
1381 USD/credit 20715 USD/year
1004 USD/credit 15060 USD/year
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The philosophical goal of the program in Neuroscience - Systems, Behavior and Plasticity at Temple University is to provide advanced training in neuroscience and professional development via coursework and a faculty-mentored research experience.


Students in the Neuroscience - Systems, Behavior and Plasticity program at Temple University achieve the following objectives:

  • Build a core knowledge in specific areas of neuroscience, including behavioral, cellular, molecular, and systems.
  • Develop a general professional competence in oral and written expression as well as in the critical analysis of research articles.
  • Learn to understand, create, and undertake hypothesis-based approaches to research.
  • Train in a variety of techniques and approaches to studying the nervous system.
  • Develop a keen sense of analytical thinking and logic in the evaluation of their own work and that of others.
  • Become effective teachers and communicators of neuroscience.
  • Gain independence in thinking, teaching, laboratory work, and communicating.

Future Career

Because the brain is involved in every important human endeavor, understanding the brain and its functions opens career paths in multiple fields, including education, engineering, law, medicine, psychology, and public policy. Master’s-level education in neuroscience provides students with a wide range of career options, including:

  • Biostatistician
    • Clinical data manager
    • Counselor
    • Environmental health safety officer
    • Medical or science writer
    • Public health administrator
    • Public policy strategist
    • Regulatory affairs specialist

    Programme Structure

    Courses include:

    • Systems and Behavioral Neuroscience
    • Neurochemistry
    • Professional Development in Neuroscience
    • Readings in Neuroscience
    • Advanced Statistics
    • Core Course in Behavioral Neuroscience

    Key information


    • Full-time
      • 24 months

    Start dates & application deadlines


    30 alternative credits


    On Campus

    Academic requirements

    We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

    Other requirements

    General requirements

    • Research your graduate degree program
    • Complete online application
    • Letters of Reference: 3
    • Statement of Goals: Approximately 500 to 1,000 words outline your specific interest in Temple's program, your academic achievements, and your future career goals.
    • Standardized Test Scores
    • Bachelor's Degree in Discipline/Related Discipline: A baccalaureate degree is required.

    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      20715 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 1381 USD per credit during 24 months.
    • National

      20715 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 1381 USD per credit during 24 months.
    • In-State

      15060 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 1004 USD per credit during 24 months.

    Living costs for Philadelphia

    1313 - 2284 USD /month
    Living costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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