Neuroscience & Behavior

The Neuroscience and Behavior (NSB) Graduate Program at UMass Amherst is one of eight Graduate Programs in the Life Sciences and part of a larger Neurosciences community at the University. NSB brings together faculty members from various departments to provide exciting, cutting-edge research training. The program spans several areas of research including: Neuroendocrinology,  Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience, Animal Behavior and Learning, Neural and Behavioral Development, and Sensorimotor, Cognitive, and Computational Neuroscience. You’ll benefit from state-of-the-art facilities for neural and behavioral studies at all levels of investigation, from molecules to whole organisms, and you’ll gain immediate hands-on experience by carrying out research starting in your first year of graduate training.