College of Science
Neuroscience students work in lab spaces such as the Social Cognition Lab to advance meaningful research. They use experimental models and methodologies that prepare them for careers in research, the medical and biomedical fields, education and health care.
Research opportunities in areas such as mental health and child development
Two tracks – psychology or biology – based on students' interests and strengths
Investigate subjects such as addiction and language development, which have relevance to the U.S.-Mexico region
Nina Beltran worked in Dr. Katherine Serafine's Behavioral Pharmacology Laboratory studying addiction and obesity using animal models. She took extensive coursework in biology, chemistry and psychology. Beltran is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in psychology with a concentration in behavioral neuroscience at UTEP.
Neuroscience students have many potential careers, with the most common being pursuit of a graduate or professional degree in medicine, allied health professions, scientific research, or other interdisciplinary fields including science education, psychology and more.
UTEP offers grants and scholarships that may cover your entire tuition.
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