Thomas Jefferson University

Jefferson College of Biomedical Sciences

Doctor of Philosophy in Neuroscience


1020 Locust St., M46

Jefferson Alumni Hall

Philadelphia, PA 19107

United States


(215) 503-4400

Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

The PhD Graduate Program in Neuroscience (GPN) at Thomas Jefferson University provides high-level, scholarly, scientific training to qualified individuals interested in pursuing diverse careers to research, foster, disseminate and facilitate an in-depth understanding of the nervous system under normal and pathological conditions.

Sidney Kimmel Medical College faculty from the Department of Neuroscience and other basic science and clinical departments train students in a breadth of topical areas in basic and translational neuroscience.

The curriculum of study includes neurophysiology, neuroanatomy, cell biology, biochemistry and molecular biology and requires completion of a research thesis under the tutelage of internationally recognized GPN faculty.

A flexible program and multidisciplinary faculty prepare students to pursue professions in diverse fields, including education, research in academia and industry and consulting.


Thomas Jefferson University is fully accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, 2nd Floor West, Philadelphia, PA 19104, Telephone: (267) 284-5000. E-mail: Spanish: españ

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Specialized Institution—Medical school or medical center

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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