Psychology: Behavioral Neuroscience PhD

College of Arts and Sciences

Program Description

The Behavioral Neuroscience PhD program provides students with broad and deep knowledge of the biological factors that control behavior. Our core faculty conduct innovative research on motivated behaviors, pain, auditory processing and synaptic plasticity. Our students interact with a larger neuroscience community at UB that provides a unique training relationship tailored to each student's research interests and professional goals.

Program Contact

Mary Wlodarczyk
213 Park Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
Phone: 716-645-8617
Fax: 716-645-3801

Instruction Method

  • In Person (100 percent of courses offered in person)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time

Credits Required

  • 72 Hours


  • 5 Years

Application Fee

  • $75

Admission Tests**

  • GRE

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.

** At least one of the admissions tests are required for admission. Test and score requirements/exceptions vary by program. Contact the department for details.