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Degrees in Neuroscience for Military and Veterans

What can you do with a Neuroscience Degree?

Neuroscience is the scientific study of nervous systems. A Degree in Neuroscience is interdisciplinary and includes studies in fields including:
  • Anatomy
  • Behavioral functions
  • Biochemistry
  • Evolution
  • Genetics
  • Pharmacology
  • Physiology of nervous systems
  • Biologically-styled robotics
  • Biologically-styled prosthetics
  • Psychiatric diseases
Jobs with this degree include:
  • Top Executive- plan strategies and policies to ensure that an organization meets its goals. Median Annual Salary: $99,000.
  • Medical Scientist- conduct research aimed at improving overall human health. Median Annual Salary: $95,000.
  • Postsecondary Teacher - instruct students in courses beyond the high school level. Median Annual Salary: $80,000.
  • Health Education Specialist- develop programs to teach people about conditions affecting well-being. Median Annual Salary: $60,000.
  • Community Health Worker- promote wellness by helping people adopt healthy behaviors. Median Annual Salary: $46,000.

Is a Neuroscience Degree hard?

Students that appreciate a solid STEM education may especially enjoy this field of study.

 

Getting a Degree in Neuroscience

Bachelor’s Degree in Neuroscience

A Bachelor’s Degree in Neuroscience will help students develop the knowledge and skills necessary to evaluate relationships between the brain and human behavior. Students will solidify their core knowledge base of neuroscience and its related fields of study while exploring relevant emerging concepts and methodologies.

Graduates are likely to pursue careers degrees in health-related fields including mental health services or biomedical research. Graduates may also pursue advanced degrees in neuroscience or related disciplines.

Master’s Degree in Neuroscience

A Master’s Degree in Neuroscience will allow students to delve deeper into the brain and human behavior. Students will demonstrate a broad knowledge of neuroscience methods, theories, and findings. Graduate students learn and test theories through scientific reasoning, laboratory experiences, and independent research. Additionally, students are expected to pick at least one specialty field of interest to demonstrate deep knowledge in one specific area of neuroscience. Successful graduate students will also fine tune their research and communication skills.

Schools Offering Neuroscience Degrees

Ready to start your Degree in Neuroscience? Check out these great programs available at our partner schools:  

Kent State University- Offers a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience, an MS in Neuroscience, and a PhD. Kent State University has GI Bill approved programs, offers credit for military experience, and awards credit for CLEP exams. Kent State University  is a MyCAA approved school and is approved for Tuition Assistance.

University of Arizona- Offers several Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience Degree options as well as a PhD in Neuroscience. University of Arizona is a GI Bill® approved school, offers credit for military experience, and awards credit for the CLEP and DSST exams. University of Arizona is a Yellow Ribbon school and is approved for Tuition Assistance.

Viterbo University- Offers a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience. Viterbo University has GI Bill approved programs, offers credit for military experience, awards credit for the CLEP and DSST exams, and is a MyCAA approved school. Viterbo University is approved for Tuition Assistance and Viterbo University is a Yellow Ribbon school.

Loyola University Chicago- Offers two Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience degree options. Loyola also offers a Master of Science in Neuroscience. Loyola University-Chicago has GI Bill approved programs, offers credit for military experience, and awards credit for both the CLEP and DSST exams. Loyola University-Chicago is a Yellow Ribbon school and is approved for Tuition Assistance.

University of Nevada Las Vegas- Offers a PhD in Neuroscience. UNLV has GI Bill approved programs, offers credit for military experience, and awards credit for the CLEP and DSST exams. UNLV is a MyCAA approved school, is approved for Tuition Assistance, and UNLV is a Yellow Ribbon school.

University of Colorado Boulder- Offers a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience and a PhD in Psychology and Neuroscience. University of Colorado Boulder has GI Bill approved programs, offers credit for military experience, awards credit for the CLEP, and is approved for Tuition Assistance. University of Colorado Boulder is a Yellow Ribbon school and University of Colorado Boulder is a MyCAA approved school.