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Study neuroscience theories, applications and research methods

DePaul’s Neuroscience bachelor’s degree 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

Your Neuroscience bachelor’s degree will prepare you for a wide range of science-related careers, including pursuing a professional degree in health and/or medicine.

For international students: this program is a STEM-designated program, which can qualify you to extend your post-graduation stay in the United States.



  • Introduction to Neuroscience
  • Advanced Neuroscience Fundamentals
  • Neuroscience Research Methods
  • Sensory Neuroscience
  • Neuroscience of Movement
  • Introduction to Computational Neuroscience
  • Neuroplasticity
  • Cellular Basis of Learning and Memory
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Data Analysis & Statistics
  • Health Sciences
  • Psychology


  • Behavioral/Cognitive
  • Cellular/Molecular
  • Computational
  • Pre-Health
  • Integrative

Career Options

Common Career Areas

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


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

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