Programs and Curriculum

Our interdisciplinary program includes faculty from more than 20 departments across UB, offering graduate and undergraduate degrees.

  • PhD Program
    Interdisciplinary degree program, part of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences PhD.
  • MD-PhD Program
    Conduct potentially lifesaving, cutting-edge PhD research in our interdisciplinary neuroscience program that complements and enhances your clinical training.
  • Master’s Program
    The neuroscience master’s (MS) degree is typically completed in four semesters, culminating in a research-based thesis project. Upon entering the master’s program, we will help you select a mentor whose research excites you, and courses that complement your research interests. 
  • BS/MS (Dual Degree) Program
    Hit the ground running in your neuroscience career with a 5-year combined Bachelor's of Science (BS) and Master's of Science (MS) degree. 
  • Undergraduate Programs
    Our undergraduate programs deliver a comprehensive background of modern medical neuroscience, through an inclusive curriculum focusing on how the central nervous system is organized, the pathophysiology of disease, and treatment of disease states.
  • Course Descriptions
    Overview of our available neuroscience courses.
  • Participating Departments and Divisions
    Through interdisciplinary coursework and a variety of laboratory experiences, you will learn from faculty-scientists with expertise in neuroscience-related fields. Here are just some of the research topics you can explore. 
  • How to Apply
    Learn about our admissions criteria and how to apply at the graduate or doctoral level.

Program Statistics

  • Current MS Students: 22
  • Current PhD Students: 19
  • Affiliated Departments: 23
  • Degree Programs: MS, PhD