The goal of the Masters of Applied Neuroscience is to develop a biomedical work force with expertise in the techniques needed to advance in the field of Neuroscience. Successful completion of this degree program will expand employment opportunities well beyond what is available to individuals with a Bachelor’s Degree.
The intent is to prepare the highest caliber post-baccalaureate personnel so that they can effectively compete for jobs in biomedical science, particularly in areas where an understanding of Neuroscience will provide a competitive advantage. The program will include training research techniques or in didactic teaching methodology.
Graduates from this program would be prepared for careers including, but not limited to -
- Research Assistant or Research Associate in a scientific or clinical research laboratory
- Senior Scientist in Pharmacology
- Research Scientist in Human-Machine Interactions
- Neuroscience Genomics Research Associate
- Medical Science Liaison
- Marketing Assistants
- Computer Lab and/or Sales Assistants for biotechnical or pharmaceutical companies
- Neuroimaging technicians
- Science Teacher
- Research and Teaching Administrator
- Adviser in public and government Institutions
- Academic journalist
- Medical writer
- Clinical data manager
- Patent Agent
Optional Practical Training (OPT)
International graduates of this major are approved by the Department of Homeland Security for three (3) years of work permission in the United States after graduation. Visit the Office of International Affairs website for more information.