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Cognitive science is a program that focuses on the study of the mind and the nature of intelligence from the interdisciplinary perspectives of computer science, philosophy, mathematics, psychology, neuroscience, and other disciplines. includes instruction in mathematics and logic, cognitive process modeling, dynamic systems, learning theories, brain and cognition, neural networking, programming, and applications to topics such as language acquisition, computer systems, and perception and behavior.
Have completions for interdisciplinary social sciences changed over time? Increasing completions may mean you'll likely have an easier time finding a school that offers this degree, with the opposite being true as well.
Distribution: interdisciplinary social sciences majors' salaries by education level
What is the salary distribution for graduates with a bachelor's ininterdisciplinary social sciences by the level of their highest degree (Graduate degrees may not be in the same field as the bachelor’s)
We only include salary data when the survey error is less than 20%, so you may see only partial information for some categories.
Education level of workers with a bachelor's in interdisciplinary social sciences
Is a bachelor's degree going to be sufficient to make you competative in the job market? We can look at the education level of workers with a bachelors in this degree to see if there is a likely need for a graduate degree. You'll also want to check out the careers section on this page to where they are employed.
This chart shows the level of education of workers with a bachelor's degree in interdisciplinary social sciences. The worker's graduate degree may have been completed in a different field.
Context: Graduate degrees in any field by undergraduate ACS degree
About 39% of interdisciplinary social sciences majors chose to also earn a graduate degree (possibly of a different major). The percentage of interdisciplinary social sciences majors who also earned a graduate degree is higher than about 68% of other fields.
Top careers for those with a degree in interdisciplinary social sciences
Following are the most frequent jobs held by people who earned a bachelor's degree in Interdisciplinary Social Sciences (which combines 2 programs), though may not be limited to just those with a bachelor’s.
The top ten careers for workers with a bachelor's in interdisciplinary social sciences
Take a minute to interact with this sankey diagram. Follow the top ten jobs held by interdisciplinary social sciences graduates through to their most hired majors. Learn where it may easiest to find work. Expand the careers to explore other majors that might lead to the job that excites you the most. *For many majors, the top ten jobs don't even include half of graduates!*
Explore schools that offer cognitive science degrees and certificates
You can use this table to find schools that offer this program based on location and program level offered. Each entry goes to a school page similar to this one with all our information about that school.
Understanding the columns
The school list includes a few facts about each school that give you an
idea of the educational quality each school might offer:
Student-Faculty Ratio: A small number of students per full-time instructor
suggests individual attention for each student and an up-to-date curriculum.
Satisfaction Rate: A high percentage of returning first-year students
should correlate with satisfaction (schools call this their retention rate).
Repayment Rate: A high repayment rate means most alumni earn enough
to make progress repaying loans within 7 years of leaving.
We also show the total enrollment for the school as measured by
full-time-equivalent (FTE) students enrolled annually.
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56 schools offer this award at any level in the selected area.
Careers for interdisciplinary social sciences majors
interdisciplinary social sciences is part of a larger collection of programs: Sociology, Archeology, Anthopology, & Related Fields. Is there a different program that's close to interdisciplinary social sciences that might be a better match for your interests? You can use this table to see a little about the programs that fall under this umbrella. If you click on any of the table headers, that will sort the table by that column, or click on a row and see Ididio's profile for that program.
Here is an overview of race/origin for all cognitive science graduates from this last academic year. We found a higher percentage of international graduates in this program than in 77% of other programs.