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The Neuroscience minor connects the Departments of Psychology and Science, focusing on collaborative laboratory experiences and education. The interdisciplinary nature of the minor makes it a natural fit for students whose major falls in the natural or social sciences.

Contact Information

Melinda Harrison, PhD
Chair and Professor, Chemistry
610.902.8504
melinda.a.harrison@cabrini.edu

At a glance:

Total credits for minor

18

Neuroscience Program Overview

At the intersection of psychology and science, Neuroscience links observations about psychological processes such as cognition, learning, and emotion with the underlying biological processes of the central nervous system.

The study of Neuroscience speaks to Cabrini’s mission of social justice. Understanding issues such as how quickly or slowly the brain’s decision-making regions develop, emotion and reward pathways connected to addiction, and brain processes tied to memory. All have profound impacts on social justice issues and a role in informing public policy.

Read more about the launch of Cabrini's Neuroscience Minor, which is available to all students, especially Science and Psychology majors.

Employment Outlook

The study of undergraduate Neuroscience leads to career paths in Neuroscience research and health fields related to both Psychology and Science, medicine, and neuropsychology.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects employment growth through 2030 in the many professions involving Neuroscience.