Neuroscience Careers

neuroscientist looking at pictures of brains on two computer screensNeuroscience is the interdisciplinary study of the nervous system, including how the nervous system functions and diseases (e.g., Alzheimer's) that impact nervous system functioning. Cutting-edge technology is used to study the nervous system including Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). If you are interested in neuroscience, you may also want to check out careers in medicine or in mental health.

Still want more information? Here is an extensive list of neuroscience career possibilities at both the undergraduate and graduate degree level.

Scroll through the career options available at each education level, or click here to see all careers in neuroscience. 


Neuroscience Careers that Require a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology

There are some neuroscience jobs available for those with a bachelor's degree in psychology. Check out the bachelor level careers individually below, or click here to view them all on one page.


Neuroscience Careers that Require a Graduate Degree

Having an advanced degree is really important for a Neuroscience job. Of course, job opportunities at various organizations are typically greater with a PhD versus a Master's degree. Also, it is important to keep in mind that some neuroscientists hold academic positions at colleges/universities, either with a PhD in neuroscience or a PhD in a related field such as experimental psychology.

Check out the careers below individually, or click here to view them on a single page.