Neuroscience Education

Harvard delivers neuroscience education and training at multiple levels, including an innovative online MOOC through HarvardX: MCB80X.


The top-ranked Harvard PhD Program in Neuroscience (PiN) is the largest graduate program in neuroscience in the world, with over 100 students currently enrolled.  PiN is an interdepartmental PhD program, offering options for thesis research throughout Harvard, including the Medical School, labs at the Cambridge campus and Harvard-affiliated teaching hospitals. The number and diversity of labs affiliated with the Program means that students have a wide range of options in choosing research experiences.  

Harvard also offers these related graduate programs:


Undergraduate students have a variety of opportunities to explore neurobiology and neuroscience.  Harvard offers undergraduate general studies courses in neurobiology, as well as majors or concentrations across disciplines related to the brain sciences.