Program Type: Undergraduate
Degree Awarded: B.S. in Neuroscience Select the degree to view its requirements and four-year plan.
Department: Biological Sciences
Neuroscience is a multidisciplinary science that allows you to develop and test new drugs and therapies to improve brain function, analyze the connections between genetics and brain activity, study the impact of immune challenges on brain health, work at the intersection of human and artificial intelligence, or apply neuroscience principles to address important societal problems such as mental health, crime, political divisions and more. Our Neuroscience program emphasizes hands-on learning in state-of-the-art laboratories that prepares graduates for high-paying jobs, graduate school or professional school. Students choose one of three tracks: Cognitive, Social or Computational Neuroscience.
Graduating Year: 2021
Education: B.S. in Neuroscience, Psychology minor, Spanish minor
Career Path: Sara Steffen is a Project Coordinator in the Neuroscience, Infectious Disease and Ophthalmology program at Medpace. "Medpace is always growing! It’s an exciting company to work for. I enjoy being a part of the clinical trial teams working to develop drugs and technologies that can change lives.”
Impact of NKU: Sara was the Outstanding Neuroscience Graduate who worked with Dr. Mark Bardgett as an undergraduate research assistant.
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