Applied Cognitive and Brain Sciences

The doctoral program in Applied Cognitive Brain Sciences at UMKC is a full-time program of graduate study that offers didactic instruction integrated with research.

We have suspended admissions for Fall 2021. We will be happy to receive your application for Fall 2022.

Ph.D. in Applied Cognitive and Brain Sciences

Students in the program are paired with a faculty mentor and become a member of a lab where they learn how basic research is applied to practical problems and develop the knowledge and skills to carry out original research.

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These experiences are graded in complexity and designed to foster the development of cumulative knowledge and skill as the student progresses through the program.

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Learn more about the degree program, formerly called Experimental Health Psychology, in this video.