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Neuroscience

Graduate Outcomes

Neuroscience faculty in graduation robes

At the time of our most recent survey, all of the respondents indicated that they were currently employed or in graduate school.  The majority of our graduates (60%) went on to complete an advanced degree.

Graduate School Outcomes

Doctoral-Level Degrees
Recent Doctoral Programs

Northwestern University (Neuroscience)

Washington University in St. Louis (Neuroscience)

Illinois Institute of Technology (Clinical Psychology)

University of Alabama (Neuroscience)

Oregon Health & Science University (Neuroscience)

Penn State University (MD/PhD)

Medical College of Wisconsin (Neuroscience)

Northern Illinois University (Law)

University of Pittsburgh (Neuroscience, Life sciences, Physical Therapy)

University of Illinois at Chicago (Nursing)

Wayne State University (Neuroscience)

Recent Health Professions Programs

Northwestern University (MD, Physical Therapy)

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science (MD, Podiatry)

University of Wisconsin (DVM)

University of Missouri-Columbia (MD)

Southern Illinois University (MD)

Master-Level Degrees
 
Recent Masters Programs

Johns Hopkins University (MBA/MS)

Northwestern University (MS, MPPA)

Rush University (MS)

Southern Illinois University (MPH)

DePaul University (MS)

Midwestern University (MS)

Xavier University (Masters in Education)

University of Illinois at Chicago (MSW)

Midwestern University (Pharmacy)

University of Illinois at Chicago (MSN)

A graph showing graduate degree breakdown: 34% health professions, 22% biology/biomedical, 16% neuroscience, 16% psychology, 6% other degrees, 4% education, 2% law,

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Career Outcomes

Sample of Career Destinations

Academia

Medicine

Pharmaceuticals

Biotechnology

Law

Publishing

Public Policy and Health

College/K-12 Education

Allied Health Professions

Marketing & Sales 

Clinical Psychology

Sample of Employment Destinations

ICON Clinical Research

Valent Biosciences

CSL Behring Co.

Eli Lily Co.

Abbott labs

University of Illinois Peoria

Children’s Memorial Hospital

Lake Forest Hospital

Rush University

Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine

University of Chicago

Trinity College School (Canada)

Green Bay Animal Hospital

Illinois Institute of Technology

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Sciences

A graph showing career destinations: 40% health and medicine, 33% sciences and technology, 10% psych and social services, 7% education, 6% business, 4% government, international, law

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