Accelerated M.S. in Integrative Neuroscience

Highly motivated Georgetown B.S. in Human Science students can complete the requirements for the M.S. in Integrative Neuroscience in one semester after completing the bachelor’s program.

The M.S. in Integrative Neuroscience curriculum includes an extensive integrated overview of neuroscience, statistics, experimental design, and technical approaches.

Our graduates have a variety of career opportunities, including but not limited to the research industry, government agencies, education, and laboratories. We are dedicated to placing our students in their desired career field. Graduates can also continue their education with Ph.D. and M.D. programs.


HSCI students with a minimum GPA of 3.5 in the major are eligible to apply to this program by October 1 of their junior year. Students who wish to apply should inquire with Sumaira Akber, Assistant Dean, School of Health, or Jason Tilan, Director of Accelerated BGE Pathways, Department of Human Science.

For more information about our program and admissions, please contact us.


Undergraduates start taking master’s courses in their senior year, earning the master’s degree in the fall after completing the Bachelor of Science.

Human Science Accelerated Master's Program Timeline. HSCI Junior Fall/Spring: Apply to M.S. program; in Spring, HSCI 3090. HSCI Senior Fall: HSCI 4972, 2 M.S. courses. HSCI Senior Spring: 2 HSCI core courses, 2 M.S. courses. M.S. Program Fall: Complete M.S. requirements.

Suggested Degree Plan

Junior – Spring

Take HSCI 3090 Immunology this semester.

Senior – Fall

Course NameCredit(s)
HSCI 4972 Human Science Seminar/Capstone I3
HSCI 4510 Physiological Adaptations4
INNS 6500 Basic Neuroscience I4
11 Credits

Note: Full-time undergraduate status requires 12 credits.

Senior – Spring

Course NameCredit(s)
HSCI 4973 Human Science Seminar/Capstone II3
INNS 6501 Basic Neuroscience II4
INNS 6201 Imaging in Neuroscience2
NSCI 6007 Molecular Mechanisms of Neurodegeneration3
12 Credits

Upon completion of the undergraduate degree requirements, you will receive your bachelor’s degree and may participate in Commencement with your undergraduate class. Contact your advising dean for more information.

Master’s – Fall

Complete the Biomedical Graduate Education Orientation at the start of the semester.

Course NameCredit(s)
INNS 6000 Journal Club1
INNS 6300 Translational Neuroscience2
INNS 6400 Experimental Approaches & Techniques2
17 Credits

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