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Neuroscience (BS)

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

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