Admission requirements (MS and PhD): Applicants must meet all general admission requirements specified by the Graduate School. In addition, the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) (verbal and quantitative sections) and a bachelor's degree in the sciences (or related disciplines) are required. Candidates lacking undergraduate courses in organic chemistry, biochemistry, physics, mathematics through introductory calculus, statistics, and fundamental courses in biological sciences may be required to make up deficiencies without graduate credit. Applicants are normally admitted in the fall semester, but may be considered for spring admission. For consideration for admission with financial aid, the completed application package including supporting material is due by January 15 for fall admission and September 15 for spring admission. The completed package for applicants not requesting financial aid is due by April 15 for fall admission and November 15 for spring admission.
Admission requirements (Certificate): Students already enrolled in a Masters or Doctoral degree at URI are eligible to apply. Students not in a graduate degree program may also apply. Applicants are normally admitted in the Fall semester, but may be considered for Spring admission.
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The Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program (INP) offers a Master of Science (M.S.) degree, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree, or a Certificate in the Neurosciences. The program provides broad instruction across several neuroscience disciplines and gives students an opportunity to focus on a specific area of specialization.
Professor Lisa Weyandt was awarded the 2012 Faculty Research Excellence Award in the Social Sciences for Advanced Career Faculty