Jun 16, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Neuroscience MS

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The neuroscience program is an interdisciplinary undertaking of research and education, offering doctoral and master’s degrees. The program encompasses over 75 faculty members in clinical and basic science departments throughout the university. The goal is to provide maximal academic flexibility that matches the broad scope of modern neuroscience. The emphasis is on interactions between five main areas: cellular and molecular mechanisms of nervous system function and dysfunction, development and plasticity, sensory systems, behavioral neurobiology, and translational medicine in the nervous system.

Electives & Culminating Experience (20 credits)

Electives (5-16 credits)

Number of elective credits may vary depending on choice made to complete the culminating experience. Be sure to complete enough elective credit to reach 30 minimum total credit hours. 

Select at least 8 credits from didactic courses below:

Culminating Experience: Project or Thesis (3-12 credits)

Total Credit Hours: 30

3.0 Degree GPA required


Systems and Behavior Concentration

Total Credit Hours: 33

3.0 Degree GPA required

Instruction Method

  • In Person (100 percent of courses offered in person)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time

Credits Required

  • 30 Hours


  • 2 Years

Application Fee

  • $85

Program Contact

Neuroscience Program
Email: neurosci-grad@buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-881-8957

SED Statement

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.

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