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Neuroscience and Education M.A. Program

The Neuroscience and Education Master of Arts program provides you with a unique specialization and expertise in the emerging field of educational neuroscience. You will gain important knowledge about clinical presentations, social cognitive development, and educational practice. This program is intended for students who wish to acquire knowledge in fields related to neuroscience, and take part in ongoing research and educational practice. Graduates from the program may wish to apply for further their graduate credentials (i.e. earn a doctorate), or pursue careers in research labs or centers.

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Program Overview

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Some of the courses you may take include:

EDUC 214B: Educational Research: Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing
EDUC 240: Educational Psychology
EDUC 269S: Brain and Behavior
NRSC 200B: Fundamentals of Neuroscience
EDUC 246K: Research on Autism Spectrum Disorder
EDUC 270: Reading Development and Intervention

Each class meets once a week Monday through Thursday 4-7pm. Visit our quarterly schedule for course times.

Students complete a minimum of 36 upper-division and graduate units. At least 24 units are in graduate courses. A maximum of 12 units may be in graduate research for the thesis. It is recommended that students take additional graduate courses in PSYC/NRSC. Other courses may be used to complete degree and elective requirements, in consultation with the Faculty Advisor and approval by the Graduate Advisor.

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