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Undergraduate Neuroscience Program College of Arts and Sciences | Heersink School of Medicine

Welcome to the Undergraduate Neuroscience Program

Interested in pursuing a career in medicine, research, or other health-related disciplines? Neuroscience is the study of the structure and function of the nervous system with a special focus on the brain. Our innovative, interdisciplinary program offers you a broad knowledge of the field of neuroscience through extensive coursework and cutting edge research.

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