The neuroscience major prepares students for a wide range of pursuits after graduation. The major is designed with ample flexibility in the junior and senior year to tailor an academic program that best fits your needs and interests. Talk with your advisor early and often about potential career options. Here are just some of the vocational possibilities:
- Medicine: Work in a clinical setting, or with further training, embark in career as a physician, psychiatrist, veterinarian, physical therapist, pharmacist, dentist, or other health professional.
- Research: Work as a research technician, or with further training pursue a research career in an academic or industrial setting.
- Psychology: Work as a behavioral therapist or animal trainer, or with further education, pursue a career in counseling, social work, clinical psychology, or chemical dependency counseling.
- Further options: Enjoy a career in technical writing, law, health care advocacy, pharmaceutical sales, or many other careers that require critical thinking, problem solving, and scientific literacy.