Program Overview

This major provides training in critical aspects of anatomy, physiology, genetics, and psychology that underlie neurological function.  It also requires students to conduct hands-on, mentor-led research.  Students can further tailor their experience by selecting from diverse electives to round out their program. 

Where a Concentration in Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience Can Take You

With a Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience concentration, your career options are wide open. Some common paths for NMU graduates include:

  • Medical doctor
  • Physician assistant
  • Geneticist
  • Pharmaceutical researcher
  • Health educator
  • Researcher in academia

Career possibilities available to you as a neuroscience major depend on the competencies and skills you acquire through both academic work and extracurricular experiences, so take advantage of every opportunity to learn from your NMU experience!​

Student working at the confocal microscope.

The Biology major at NMU is a diverse program that will give you the opportunity to master many skills and gain competencies in a variety of fields.

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To learn more about pursuing your education at NMU, you can request additional information, schedule a visit, or apply online.