Major in Neuroscience at Holy Family University

Neuroscience, Minor UG

The Neuroscience Minor is an interdisciplinary program that is supported by our biology/natural science and psychology programs. The field of Neuroscience examines the structure and function of the nervous system, as well as the interaction between the nervous system and behavior.

What Can I Do with this Minor?

Students in the Neuroscience program have the ability to customize the major to their interests. Students from the Neuroscience program enter careers or graduate programs in the following areas:

  • Applied behavior analysis-BCBA
  • Chiropractor
  • Clinical psychology
  • Clinical research assistant
  • Dentist
  • Occupational therapy
  • Optometry
  • Pharmaceutical sales
  • Pharmacist
  • Physician
  • Physician’s assistant
  • Public health
  • Research coordinator
  • Science writer
  • Veterinarian

Program Information

Degree Awarded
  • Minor
Program Type
  • Minor
Program Location
  • Main Campus - Northeast Philadelphia
Required Credit Hours
19

Program Overview

Neuroscience incorporates many subfields such as biology, chemistry, and psychology. A degree in Neuroscience provides students with a unique opportunity to have a strong interdisciplinary background highly valued by prospective employers and graduate programs.

The Neuroscience minor provides minor provides an opportunity for the multidisciplinary study of the brain and behavior. The minor helps to prepare students from any major who are interested in health-related fields.

Where Students and Alumni Intern and Work

Some of the companies our students have worked with for their internship include:

  • Academy Injury and Health Chiropractic
  • ATI Physical Therapy
  • Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)
  • Cognitive-Motor Learning Laboratory/Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute
  • Drexel University College of Medicine
  • Equilibria Psychological & Consultation Services
  • IPL Collaborative
  • Livengren Counseling Center
  • Lovaas Institute for Children
  • Ortho-McNeill Pharmaceuticals
  • Penn Vet Working Dog Center
  • Pennsylvania Mentor
  • Rau Animal Hospital
  • University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
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