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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Explore neural and brain function in a groundbreaking, rapidly growing field with the Master of Neuroscience Systems, Behavior and Plasticity in Temple University's College of Liberal Arts. 


The innovative master's program from Temple University  was developed by faculty in the Psychology Department in the College of Liberal Arts and the Physical Therapy and Kinesiology departments in the College of Public Health to help qualified students gain core expertise in specific areas of neuroscience—including behavioral, cellular, molecular and systems. 

As a Neuroscience Systems, Behavior and Plasticity student, you can choose from one of the three following areas of study. 

  • Behavioral neuroscience
  • Cognitive neuroscience
  • Motor neuroscience and rehabilitation


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
  • Research associate at academic research institutes or in private industry
  • Research and teaching administrator
  • Teacher/lecturer

Programme Structure


  • Neurochemistry,
  • Neuroendocrinology,
  • Neuropsychopathology,
  • Systems and Behavioral Neuroscience.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Letters of Reference: 3
  • Bachelor's Degree in Discipline/Related Discipline
  • 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

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.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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