The USD Neuroscience, Nanotechnology & Networks Program (USD-N3) offers a new, team-based training approach to prepare graduate students for diverse career paths in STEM professions.

Key Program Features

  • Participate in research aimed at developing nanotechnology-based tools to better understand the function of and develop treatments for the brain
  • Receive tuition and stipend support, including an annual stipend of $34,000 for two years during training
  • Discover opportunities for local and national internships
  • Connect with mentors in neuroscience and chemistry
  • Develop professional skills, including career planning and public speaking
  • Receive support for student research projects and travel to professional meetings
  • Supplement science coursework through courses from the Beacom School of Business. These courses can be applied to a future Master of Business Administration at USD

Apply through the Department of Chemistry

Apply through the Division of Basic Biomedical Sciences

Apply through the Department of Biomedical Engineering

Apply through the Department of Biology