UGA Specific Information for Cognitive Science

Cognitive science is an emerging new science of mind and intelligent processes involving humans, animals, computers, and the abstract. The field spans a wide variety of standard disciplines including psychology, computer science, anthropology, linguistics, biology, and education. Cognitive science is expected to play a large role in the development of the technologies, training, and intervention programs of the twenty-first century. The curriculum of this interdisciplinary major includes courses in artificial intelligence, psychological foundations, language and cultural foundations, and philosophical foundations.

Employers Hiring UGA Cognitive Science for the Class of 2016*

Digital Intelligence Systems, LLC | Keller Williams Realty, Inc. | Lift It: Moving and Storage | Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes | SKAPS Industries | Systematrix Solutions

Job Titles of UGA Cognitive Science Majors for the Class of 2016*

Account Executive | Clinician | Data Analyst | Data Scientist | Realtor | Utility Mover

Graduate/Professional Schools Attended by UGA Cognitive Science Majors for the Class of 2016*

Georgia State University-Perimeter College | The University of Georgia | The University of West Georgia

UGA Cognitive Science Career Outcomes for the Class of 2016*

** Includes Self-Employed

*Source: Areas above marked with an Asterisk (*) have been created utilizing data taken from the UGA Career Outcomes Survey. The "Employers Hiring ..., Job Titles of ..., Career Outcomes for ..., and Graduate Schools Attended By ..." information listed above represent UGA Class of 2016 Graduates. The lists are not exhaustive and therefore do not represent all potential career options. Click here for more detailed Career Outcomes information regarding this major.

Campus Resources

Additional UGA Career Center Recommendations/Considerations

Consider volunteering in a research lab on or off campus if you are interested in attending graduate school.
Get involved in the Cognitive Science group on LinkedIn to learn about current issues in the field.


Supplemental Career Research Dashboard

Additional Career Research Resources

  • O*NET (click on Find Occupations)
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook (type in general term for career of interest)
  • Candid Career (View professionals speaking about their careers under the “Resources” tab and select “Online Resources”)

Employment Websites

Professional Associations/Resources