About Us

The Department of Neuroscience is located within the university's Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences. The department, established in 1986 as an expansion of the program in behavioral neuroscience, was founded on the notion that neuroscience was an up and coming discipline that belonged as an undergraduate major and a field of graduate study. Learn more about our department.

Goals and Objectives

Our department is driven by student, faculty, and community-centered goals and objectives


The Department of Neuroscience in the Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh provides outstanding undergraduate and graduate education with innovative research, a well-rounded curriculum, and a seminar series by renowned leaders in the field.


The Department of Neuroscience provides many additional services for student and faculty research.