Neuroscience Program at West Virginia University (WVU)

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Neuroscience Program

The neuroscience degree program at West Virginia University prepares students seeking a future in neurological fields, such as neurologists, neuroscientists, psychophysicist, and more. The neuroscience degree program instructs students in the scientific study of molecular, structural, physiologic, cognitive, and behavioral aspects of the brain and nervous system. Course focus includes instruction in brain science, molecular and cellular neuroscience, anatomy and physiology of the central nervous system, behavioral neuroscience, biology of neuropsychiatric disorders, and applications to the clinical sciences and biomedical engineering. Get more details below including other West Virginia colleges that offer neuroscience program.

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Students Enrolled in the Neuroscience Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. WVU offers a doctorate degree program in neuroscience.

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male2
Female3

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Asian1
White3
Non Resident Alien1

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Neuroscience program at West Virginia University, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Natural Sciences Managers

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as life sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, statistics, and research and development in these fields.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, natural sciences managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 3.3% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Morgantown, WV
    • Total Employment: 50

Molecular and Cellular Biologists

Description

Research and study cellular molecules and organelles to understand cell function and organization.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, molecular and cellular biologists employment is expected to shrink at a rate of -0.4% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Morgantown, WV
    • Total Employment: 60
    • Average Hourly Rate: $31.75
    • Average Annual Salary: $66030

Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach courses in biological sciences. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
85.81%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
90%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
20:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
22

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$8,007