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Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience

Program Info

Neuroscience is the interdisciplinary field that encompasses the scientific disciplines dealing with the structure, development, function, chemistry, pharmacology and pathology of the nervous system. Our program has faculty affiliates from a variety of departments including chemistry, biology and more. Students who enroll in the program will receive introductory and advanced overviews of neuroscience and will learn about the effects of drugs, gender and aging on the brain, along with a variety of other topics related to neuroscience. Students will also take electives in behavioral/social science, health science, physical science and life science to gain a broad, multi-faceted understanding of neuroscience. 


Bachelor of Science, Neuroscience

Students who earn a degree in Neuroscience are prepared for a wide range of careers, or to further their education in a graduate degree program. Some of the career options available to Neuroscience graduates include community and social service, biotechnology, pharmaceutical research, postsecondary education and more. For full details on careers in neuroscience, visit the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics web site.

Admission to Morehead State University (see MSU admission requirements).

Students must complete a total of 120 credit hours to earn a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience. Coursework consists of 36 general education credits, 21 neuroscience core credits, 32 neuroscience guided elective credits and 31 general elective credits.
For information about the program contact:

Dr. Ilsun White, Director of Neuroscience Program

411A Reed Hall
Morehead State University
Morehead, KY  40351

Phone: 606.783.2991


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