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Attract & enroll top-tier students seeking a comprehensive Neuroscience program

Rize’s Neuroscience program is built in partnership with academic experts from the National Neuroscience Curriculum Initiative (NNCI) as well as industry experts from companies such as Johnson & Johnson. Thanks to these partnerships, this program contains cutting-edge NNCI content as well as the opportunity to get research experience through a Course-based Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE), which makes authentic research experiences accessible.

Adding a program in Neuroscience offers a uniquely appealing opportunity to students - attractive to those seeking a pre-medical degree, but also increasingly to those who want careers in marketing, finance, tech, other areas of healthcare, and beyond.

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What makes the Rize Neuroscience program attractive to prospective students?

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Real-World Courses Taught by Qualified Professional & Academic Experts in the Neuroscience Field

Each Rize program has a dedicated curriculum committee comprised of faculty & industry experts in the program's subject area.

These experts understand the needs of hiring managers in related industries to ensure courses are current and professionally relevant.

Rize programs leverage the courses you already have:

Our Academic Partners will work directly with you to build a unique program leveraging and integrating courses you already have in your catalog.
A potential Neuroscience major could look like this:
Example courses from your institution
General Biology I & II
General Chemistry I & II
Introduction to Psychology
Abnormal Psychology or Abnormal Behavior
Research Methods or Social Research Methods
Courses from Rize
Neuroscience Foundations
Biological Basis of Perception & Movement
Cognitive Neuroscience
Clinical Neuropathology
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Neuroscience course descriptions

You can launch this Neuroscience program by adding 4 Rize courses to your existing catalog, enabling you to market a Neuroscience degree to prospective students in as little as one semester. Expand below to read the course descriptions.

NSM I - Neuroscience Foundations

This course introduces students to the field of neuroscience, explores the cellular and molecular basis of neural systems, and discusses the neural basis of cognition. Students are expected to leverage their understanding of biology and chemistry to build a working knowledge of neuroscience fundamentals. This online class has optional live sessions.

NSM II - Biological Basis of Perception and Movement

Perception and Movement are fundamentally driven by biological processes. This course provides students with an understanding of the various systems and organs that play a role in the human ability to perceive the world and move through it. It builds upon Neuroscience Fundamentals to allow students to understand the impact of core neuroscience concepts. This online class has optional live sessions.

NSM III - Cognitive Neuroscience

Cognitive Neuroscience is the study of the biological process which underlie behavior, learning, thought and experience. This course builds on students’ understanding of neuroscience and psychology to explore information processing, behavior, language, and more. Special attention is paid to the neurological factors which drive behavior and give rise to a range of disorders. This online class has optional live sessions.

NSM IV - Clinical Neuropathology

This course captures foundational concepts in modern psychiatric care and neuroscience and makes them clear and accessible. It provides students with a broad knowledge base covering many of the latest developments in the field of neuroscience, including our most modern understanding of developmental disorders, various pathologies of neurological systems, the role of microbiology in neurological care and more. Upon completion, students will be well prepared to pursue graduate study or work in the sciences, armed with a strong understanding of the current state of both Neuroscience and Mental Health and the connections between both. This online class has optional live sessions.

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Students love their Rize courses

“The projects we had to do were very motivating… It sparked interest in me, got the light going in my brain - I loved doing the projects!”
Cole B.
Walsh University
“Rize has given me an opportunity to add something to my degree. Something that I wanted to find at my school but wasn’t there.”
Chisunta C.
Albertus Magnus College
“Class experience is amazing!”
Mary D.
Mary Baldwin University
“It’s helped me know what I want to do in my career because of how immersive the assignments are.”
Jacob J.
Lasell University
“Even though everything was online… it still felt like the same kind of small classroom that I really enjoy, and that’s why I chose my college - so I kinda got that same experience even thru the computer.”
Summer R.
Lasell University
"One of the things I liked about [it] was getting to meet new people from different colleges and getting to hear new experiences and opinions."
Kara B.
Lasell University

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