PhDPsychology, Behavioral Neuroscience
|Location||United States, New York|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
You must take the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
We require a minimum TOEFL score of 80 on the Internet-based test. Teaching Assistants must score a minimum of 107 on the Internet-based test
Please note that this is the minimum requirement for application, it can be different from program to program. You can contact IEFT Online Team for further information.
At least 3 reference(s) must be provided.
The Graduate School requires three letters of recommendation from people who can comment authoritatively on your academic achievements and/or work or internship experience related to your program.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Complete set of your undergraduate and graduate transcripts. At minimum, one or more of the following is required:
-A 3.0 GPA over entire undergraduate career
Official GRE/GMAT Scores
The doctoral program in behavioral neuroscience offered by the Department of Psychology is highly individualized, competitive and research-intensive. Students are expected to be self-directed and dedicated to research. Our program emphasizes three principle areas of scientific training: breadth of knowledge, analytical and methodological skills, and scientific communication skills. The program is ranked in the top 15th percentile in the nation by Academics Analytics.
Research is a core component of the program. Each student receives support from faculty and the department to create a unique course of study specific to individual research interests. Prospective students are encouraged to explore faculty specializations before applying to see if areas of concentration align.
Past research experience is highly regarded during the application process. Potential candidates will be invited for an interview on campus with travel expenses compensated by the department. Interviews via Skype are available for students currently overseas. Students may be admitted with a tuition scholarship and a stipend for serving as research or teaching assistants. In many cases, teaching assistantships include health insurance and a tuition scholarship. Student that remain in good standing are eligible for up to 5 years of funding.
Program research themes include:
-Alcohol, drugs of abuse and addictive processes
-Learning and memory processes
-Biological rhythms and stress
-Neurochemistry and psychopharmacology
-Neural-coding and computational neuroscience
PhD in Psychology, Behavioral Neuroscience