Department of Neuroscience, Cell Biology, and Physiology (NCBP)

Careers Paths and Salaries

A degree from this department will aid students in being competitively prepared for a wide array of careers across a variety of fields, including:

  • Biotechnology
  • Education
  • Health-related fields (medicine, dentistry, etc.)
  • Law
  • Public policy
  • Scientific research
  • Scientific writing


Mean Starting Salaries with a Neuroscience B.S./M.S. Degree

Degree Type Mean Starting Salary
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) $35,422
Master of Science (M.S.) $68,262

(Source: National Association of Colleges and Employers, Class of 2015)