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Master of Science in Applied Cognition and Neuroscience

Curriculum

The Master of Science in Applied Cognition and Neuroscience (ACN) program is an applied multidisciplinary program that incorporates and integrates methodologies from such diverse fields as psychology, neuroscience, computer science and philosophy. Students in this program may choose to specialize in one of the following areas: cognition and neuroscience, neuroscience, computational modeling/intelligent systems, human-computer interactions and neurological diagnosis and monitoring.

Program Information

School: School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences

Program: Applied Cognition and Neuroscience

Catalog page: MS

MS in Applied Cognition and Neuroscience Fact Sheet

MS in Applied Cognition and Neuroscience Fact Sheet

Application Requirements

Degree requirements: Admission to the Applied Cognition and Neuroscience Program is based on a review of the applicant's GPA (grade point average), letters of recommendation, and narrative description of interests and career goals.

GPA: Required

Test score required: Yes

Both GRE math and verbal scores are required to be considered for admission.

Admissions essay required: Yes

Deadlines: Click here for deadline dates.

Contact

Melanie K. Davis
972-883-2588
800 W. Campbell Road GR41
Richardson, TX 75080-3021
Office: GR4.824

Possible Careers

Career preparation opportunities include but are not limited to the following areas: Experimental Neuroscience; Experimental Psychology; Cognitive-Neuroscience; Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning; Usability Engineering; Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring; and Brain Imaging Technology. In addition, the ACN degree provides excellent preparation for both doctoral work in cognition and neuroscience and medical school. Please note preparation for one or more of the above careers is dependent upon the specific curriculum specialization area chosen by the student within the ACN program.

Salary Information

See Bureau of Labor Statistics for detailed salary information on these careers. Another great resource is the Occupational Outlook Handbook.

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The University of Texas at Dallas | Office of Admission and Enrollment 1-972-883-2270
Student Services Bldg | 800 W. Campbell Rd, Richardson, TX 75080-3021 1-800-889-2443