Know Your Skills
You’ve already got skills!
While working towards your degree you will develop skills inside and outside the classroom that will attract the attention of employers and help you achieve your future goals. Knowing what your skills are is the first step.
Skills and knowledge you may gain from your program:
- Knowledge of the anatomy, physiology, and neurobiology of the human nervous system, and how the nervous system can be altered with experience, genetics, and development
- Communicate scientific data clearly, both orally and in writing to both scientific and lay audiences
- Gather, analyze, and interpret data using laboratory techniques, statistical analyses and statistical software
- Identify and understand a variety of neurobehavioral diseases, as well as contemporary treatment options
- Critically evaluate scientific data from primary research and review articles in the field of neuroscience
- Critically evaluate other information sources
- Appraise and understand ethical considerations of animal and human research
- Survey and evaluate current topics in neuroscience