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Neuroscience, BS

Choose Your Path

Learn the biological, psychological, and chemical fundamentals of the nervous system. Take courses in health equity, diversity, and social justice. Then choose electives in data science, philosophy, computer science, and engineering.

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Get Real-World Experience

Satisfy your community-engaged learning requirement with an internship in industry, research, or public policy, legal, or ethical issues. Think: a stint at a Bay Area tech company, law firm, or nonprofit organization. If research is your thing, conduct lab work at UCSF — home to Nobel Prize-winning research. Enjoy the support of the neuroscience program in connecting you to these opportunities.

Prepare to Succeed

Come prepare for a spectrum of jobs in industry and academia. Apply your understanding of human behavior to technology, data science, user experience, research, journalism, politics. Join startups building tools to measure brain activity. Write policy that ensures equity for all brains. Pursue a PhD. Leave USF with real-world experience, a passion for social justice, and a desire to effect change.

Discover Careers

Pre-Med & Pre-Health Professions Advising

Your path to a career in health professions starts here. University of San Francisco pre-health advisors are here to help with prerequisite courses, application recommendations, and career information.

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Explore Labs & Facilities

Create, collaborate, and find solutions in USF's state-of-the-art facilities, including the Innovation Hive.