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George Mason University Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience
George Mason University

Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience

Fairfax, USA

4 Years


Full time

01 Jun 2024*

Aug 2024

USD 4,897 / per semester **


* for International student | Domestic student is 1st of February

** in-state tuition full-time (12-15 credits); USD 16,980 - out-of-state tuition full-time (12-15 credits); USD 1,803 - mandatory student fee


Unraveling mysteries of the brain and its functions.

The bachelor of science in neuroscience is a 120-credit, interdisciplinary program emphasizing the relationship between the biology and chemistry of the nervous system and the behavior of an organism. The BS in neuroscience prepares students for graduate-level study in both medical school and doctoral and master's-level programs in neuroscience and other health-related fields, and work in the neuroscience field.

Program Highlights

  • Our curriculum prepares students for careers in health sciences including medicine, dentistry, veterinary science, and related allied health disciplines.
  • Our neuroscience classes average under 20 students allowing you to get to know your peers and the neuroscience faculty.

Research Opportunities

You have multiple ways to gain research experience at Mason and the Neuroscience program has faculty and courses that cover the gamut of your potential interests. We offer research-intensive courses directly through our curriculum. You can also contribute as an independent team member in a research lab, or develop your own research project and receive up to $5000 for the project through Mason’s Office of Student Scholarship, Creative Activities, and Research (OSCAR). Paid summer research opportunities are available through Mason’s Aspiring Scientists Summer Internship Program (ASSIP). Many students go on to publish papers with mentors and present their findings at national conferences.

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