Careers in Neuroscience and Behavior

Majoring in Neuroscience and Behavior provides a solid foundation in biology, chemistry, physics, statistics, neuroscience and animal behavior. There are many choices for advanced courses in animal cognition, neurobiology of mood disorders, visual perception, and many more. There are opportunities to gain hands-on research experience through formal or informal projects in faculty member’s laboratories.

Job Title Examples

Animal Trainer Pharmaceutical careers

Behavior Specialist

Physician's Assistant
Curator Science Writer
Dentist Teacher
Doctor Veterinarian
Laboratory Technician Veterinarian Assistant
Neuropsychologist Wildlife Manager

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