University of New Mexico

College of Arts and Sciences

Behavioral Neuroscience Program


Teacher Education, Hokona 103

1924 Las Lomas NE

Albuquerque, NM 87131

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

International inquiries: c/o Office of International Admissions, Student Services Center, Room 140, UNM, Albuquerque, NM 87131

Students receive training for careers in basic or applied research in the areas of behavioral and cognitive neuroscience. The program offers a wide range of courses and research opportunities in the areas of functions of cerebral cortex, cognitive neuropsychology, developmental neuroscience, recovery from brain injury, in vivo and in vitro electrophysiology, computational neuroscience, psychopharmacology, developmental psychoneuroendocrinology, and neurobiology of learning and memory. Students are required to complete 5 neuroscience courses beyond those required by the department. In addition, courses and research opportunities are available through associations with the Department of Neuroscience in the Medical School, the VA Medical Center, and local neuroimaging facilities.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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