Career Paths for Students Who Plan to Major in Neuroscience
The many entrance-level options for students with a Bachelor's degree in Neuroscience include:
- research technician
- marketing/sales position in biotech/research supply companies
- public health or patent law
Pursuit of Advanced Degrees
Students with a Bachelor's degree in Neuroscience are well prepared for pursuing post-baccalaureate degrees. Students may choose to apply to medical school or graduate school.
With an M.D. students may specialize in any field including Neurology or Psychiatry. Alternatively, students may pursue graduate school in:
- Experimental Psychology
- Counseling/Clinical Psychology
With a Ph.D. an individual may become a Neurophysiologist, Neuroscientist, Neuropathologist, or Psychologist.
In addition, individuals may pursue faculty positions at medical, dental, pharmacy and veterinary schools as well as liberal arts and comprehensive colleges such as Stonehill.
Master's level positions include Electroneurodiagnostic Technician (reads EEGs and evoked potentials) and Physician's Assistant.