Cognitive Science Major
Cognitive science is a major that typically falls into the Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies category.
There are 0 programs available throughout the country that offer an associate’s degree in cognitive science, 53 that offer a bachelor’s degree, and 12 that offer a master’s degree. There are also at least 16 schools in the nation where you can get your doctorate degree in the field.
Who Is Getting a Cognitive Science Degree?
This is a less frequently chosen major. Only 1,500 students graduated with a bachelor’s degree in cognitive science in 2017. This major is dominated by women with about 61.7% of recent graduates being female.
At the countrywide level, the racial distribution of cognitive science majors is as follows:
- Asian: 28.6%
- Black or African American: 3.5%
- Hispanic or Latino: 14%
- White: 38.1%
- Non-Resident Alien: 7.2%
- Other Races: 8.6%
Americans aren’t the only ones with an interest in cognitive science. About 7.2% of those graduating in 2017 were international students. The most popular countries sending cognitive science majors to the U.S. are China, South Korea and India.
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Online Cognitive Science Programs
There are 53 colleges that offer a bachelor’s degree in cognitive science, with 0 of them offering at least some courses online.
Online learners must listen or watch video lectures, participate in group chats or forums, submit papers and assignments electronically, take tests, and meet deadlines.
Getting your degree online is not easy and includes watching and listening to hours of lectures, participating in group charts, submitting papers by the appropriate deadline and taking tests. Some online programs will also feature internships or in-person clinical hours.
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