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About the Program

Are you interested in joining the field of behavioral neuroscience? Conduct cutting-edge research on the science behind behavior to prepare for continuing studies in a PhD program or an in-demand career as a lab technician or educator.

Did you know that UAB offers the only Behavioral Neuroscience MS program in Alabama? Our expert faculty are eager to teach you the foundations of behavioral neuroscience and neurobiology—and other core content areas like statistics and cognitive neuroscience—to prepare you for success in real-world professional and scientific applications. The interdisciplinary focus of this program is perfect for those with an interest or background in biology, psychology, and neuroscience. And because UAB is an internationally renowned research university, you’ll have access to state-of-the-art resources for hands-on laboratory-based training in a specific behavioral neuroscience topic of your choice.

Delivery Methods


This program delivers most of its content via on-campus, in-person meetings.

Program Director

Dr. David Knight

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