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What Can You Do with a Degree in Psychology?

What you can do with a degree in psychology is endless, and depends on what area you want to focus on, and how much schooling you would like to complete.  A bachelor's degree in psychology will enable you to work in any field requiring such skills as analytical, communication, interpersonal, organizational, problem-solving, and time management.

According to our recent alumni survey, graduates from our program have gone on to complete graduate degrees in: Clinical Psychology, Experimental Psychology, Professional or School Counseling, Social Work, Law, Business, Chiropractic Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, Adult Education, Criminal Justice, Engineering, Accounting Finance and Statistics, Teaching, Behavior Analysis, Marketing, Industrial Organizational Psychology, Art Therapy, and Gerontology.

The following jobs represent a selection of entry level positions with a degree in psychology:

  • Assistant Director of Residential Life
  • Behavioral Health Case Manager
  • Behavioral Intervention Specialist
  • Business Administrator
  • Career Counselor
  • Child Development Specialist
  • Clinical Project Coordinator
  • Communications Manager
  • Community Services Coordinator
  • Community Support Specialist
  • Gerontology Specialist
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Law Enforcement and Corrections
  • Marketing Representative
  • Psychiatric Technician
  • Rehabilitation Specialist
  • Research Assistant
  • Substance Abuse Counselor
  • Talent Development Specialist

For more information about possible careers in psychology, consult the American Psychological Association website. You may also want to consult the Occupational Outlook Handbook at the Bureau of Labor Statistics as it is an excellent resource with salary and job growth information that is invaluable as you plan your future.

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