Explore the Interaction of Biology and Behavior
Develop a keen insight into both psychology and neuroscience to explore the neural basis of human behavior through the Behavioral Neuroscience Concentration at University of Houston-Clear Lake. This area of study is also known as biological psychology, biopsychology or psychobiology. Students in our concentration have numerous opportunities to conduct research, give professional presentations and publish in journals. Our faculty specializes in nicotine dependence, age-related memory impairment and the impact of sleep disorders on information processing.
Build a Foundation for the Next Step
Graduates with this concentration are well suited to further study in doctoral programs
or careers in biomedical research. One of the most important prerequisites needed
for both research careers or doctoral admission is research experience. Therefore,
this concentration places a strong emphasis on research participation. Students will
be expected to be active members of research teams on campus that results in research
presentations at professional conferences and culminates in a capstone research experience.
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Deadlines for Applying
- Graduate Deadlines
Spring 2019Final - January 22
Summer 2019New Degree-Seeking Students - May 1
Former UHCL Students - May 28
Fall 2019New Degree-Seeking Students - August 1
Former UHCL Students - August 12
Spring 2020New Degree-Seeking Students - December 1
Former UHCL Students - TBA(Early January 2020)
Please note, some graduate programs have special requirements and different deadlines from those above. For more information visit How to Apply.
Former UHCL Students and non-degree seeking students applying after the deadlines above may be considered for admission on a case-by-case basis. Please contact the appropriate graduate enrollment counselor for more information.
- International Deadlines
Priority – March 1
Final – June 1
Priority – August 1
Final – November 1
Priority – February 1
Final – April 20
Students interested in qualifying for scholarships &/or applying for visas outside the U.S. should apply and submit the application documents/test scores by the priority deadline
International freshmen applicants will not be accepted for Summer semester.