What do you want to be?
Because psychology is so diverse in its focus and research, it prepares students for a wide variety of careers. It helps develop communication, interpersonal, research, and data collection skills that are highly valued by employers in all areas. The potential to impact others and yourself with your new knowledge is boundless!
Graduates with a bachelor's degree will generally work in some division of human or social services, including:
- Social Services
- Human Resources
- Case Management
- Mental Health Services
- Physical Health and Wellness
- Crisis Work
- Rehabilitation Services
- Performance Enhancement
When paired with a complementary minor or internship, the psychology major offers exponentially new possibilities. You will have the skills to be whatever you want to be!
Psychology + marketing = advertising
Psychology + gerontology = Nursing Home Coordinator
Psychology + criminal justice = Corrections Officer, Probation/Parole Officer
Psychology + business= Industry jobs of all types
Psychology + political science = Congressional Aide
Psychology + English = Technical Writer