A study of neuroscience including approaches from anatomy, pharmacology, engineering, and computer science centers on the brain and nervous system.


  • Pullman
  • Vancouver

Degree Types:

  • Bachelor's
  • Doctorate
  • Master's
  • Minor


  • STARS program helps you get an early start on a Ph.D. in biochemistry, genetics and cell biology,  microbiology, or neuroscience. 
  • Participate in undergraduate research guided by renowned faculty in fields like addiction, pharmacology, and sensory neuroscience 
  • The Veterinary and Biomedical Research building, a research and teaching facility with state-of-the-art equipment
  • Owen Science and Engineering Library, the largest of its kind in the Pacific Northwest 
  • Join a math, science, and engineering residence hall, where you can study with your neighbors, get free tutoring, and use the hall’s computer lab


Biomedical Business combines neuroscience and business courses to succeed in biotechnology entrepreneurship.

General Neuroscience allows you to shape your own programs of study based on your interests. 

Pre-medical and Pre-Veterinary Neuroscience tracks help you meet all the requirements for entrance into health professions programs after graduation.


With a Neuroscience degree, you can work in:  

  • Biomedical and Biotechnology industries
  • Health care and physical therapy 
  • Pharmacy and pharmaceutical industry 
  • Private or governmental laboratories 
  • Research of neurological diseases 
  • Medical or Veterinary technical assistance

Transfer Students

WSU accepts credit from Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, and CLEP exams, associate degrees, Running Start and more.  

You’re considered a transfer student at WSU if you’ve received college credit post-high school.  

Use our Transfer Course Search Tool to determine what courses you need to take at your current institution to transition to WSU smoothly. 

Admission to WSU and admission to your desired major are two separate processes. Contact your academic department for specific requirements and prerequisites unique to your major.   


Complete the General Scholarship Application to be eligible for 700+ WSU scholarship programs, including ones specifically for a major you’re interested in. Use our search tool to find more scholarships outside WSU.  

Fill out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) or WASFA (Washington Application for State Financial Aid) to be considered for scholarships, grants, loans, and other forms of aid. 

Internships, Jobs, and Work-study

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Get advice and learn more at the Academic Success and Career Center. 

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