George Mason University

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Biopsychology

Address:

Office of Graduate Admissions

MS 6A3

Fairfax, VA 22030

United States

Phone:

703.993.8898

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.A.;, PH.D.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Psychology Department at George Mason University offers an M.A. and Ph.D. in Biopsychology. Faculty in the department collaborate with the Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study and the Shared Research Instrumentation Facility (SRIF). A wide range of current neurobiological techniques are available through the department, SRIF, and Krasnow. These include HPLC to measure neurotransmitter levels, ELISA to localize neurotransmitters and their receptors, and pathway tracing methods, such as the Golgi technique.

The program prepares students for employment with research labs, such as NIH and other settings.

Accreditation:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Loans Offered: Loans may be available. Applicants may apply by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). GMU FAFSA Code: 003749

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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