Prospective students

Prospective Students

Thank you for your interest in the NACS Ph.D. program.  We accept applications for fall semesters only.  Our application deadline is December 1. 

Current Students

Current Students

NACS currently has 49 students in our program. These students work with advisors from 8 different departments (Biology, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, English, Hearing and Speech Sciences, Human Development, Kinesiology,...

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NACS Certificate

The NACS program offers a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate for students pursuing PhD degrees in other departmental programs. This certificate program allows students to obtain significant interdisciplinary training that complements their graduate...

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Opportunities exist for undergraduates students wanting to gain experience in neuroscience and cognitive science. One of these opportuities is through the Minor in Neuroscience degree.  Another opportunity is by doing an internship in a research...

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