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DePaul’s bachelor’s degree in Neuroscience program is an interdisciplinary program that draws from the natural, behavioral and computational science fields.

In the program, you’ll learn:

  • fundamental concepts that underlie the function of the nervous system on a cellular and molecular level
  • how the nervous system produces behavior and cognition
  • the role of computer science and mathematics in new technologies and therapies within the field
  • neuroscience research methods and theory through scientific investigation, laboratory experience and research opportunities

By studying neuroscience, you’ll be prepared for a wide range of science-related careers, including pursuing a professional degree in health and/or medicine.


Sample Courses:

  • Biology
  • Bioinformatics
  • Chemistry
  • Data Analysis
  • Introduction to Computational Neuroscience
  • Introduction to Neuroscience
  • Molecular Biology
  • Neurobiology
  • Neuroethics
  • Psychology
  • Statistics

Program Concentrations/Tracks:

  • General
  • Behavioral/Cognitive
  • Cellular/Molecular
  • Computational

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Career Options

Common Career Areas:

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Biomedical research
  • Clinical researcher
  • Data Analysis
  • Health educator
  • Medical school
  • Neuroeconomics
  • Neuroimaging
  • Neuromarketing
  • Neuropsychology
  • Nonprofit work
  • Nursing school
  • Pharmaceutical sales
  • Physical/occupational/speech therapy
  • Post-graduate study
  • Science writer


100 percent of 2017 Neuroscience graduates were employed, continuing their education or not seeking employment after graduation.

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