WSU Vancouver Neuroscience

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Offered as: Major, Graduate program

Welcome to the exciting world of biomedical research at WSU Vancouver!

The undergraduate degree in neuroscience encompasses both biology and psychology. You’ll immerse yourself in biomedical research while gaining an appreciation for its contribution to human health.

You’ll learn about the relationships, structure and function of neurobiological systems at all levels—and about the impact science has on culture.

Opportunities for discovery

You’ll have the opportunity to make significant contributions to some of the most important scientific questions of our time: How do your brain cells allow you to hear music, think about the past and alter behavior in response to medication?

WSU Vancouver is the only Tier 1 research university in Southwest Washington. You can become involved in world-class research in state-of-the-art laboratories on campus or in neighboring research organizations.

Each person has opportunities to:

  • Develop laboratory techniques
  • Design experiments
  • Analyze data
  • Present findings
  • Collaborate with internationally known scientists
  • Gain understanding of real-world applications of biomedical research

Your future

With a degree in neuroscience you may become a researcher or lab assistant. You can work for medical centers, universities or drug companies. Most advanced research jobs require a graduate degree.

Join us—and become part of the growing neuroscience community in the Pacific Northwest.

Contact the Department

Professor of Psychology
(360) 546-9726

Secretary Senior
(360) 546-9720

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