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Career Opportunities

Graduates of this program can become leaders in a variety of professional positions, including:

  • ABA Therapist
  • Clinical Social Worker, Case Manager
  • College Professor, Teacher
  • Counseling Psychologist
  • Crisis and Support Counselor
  • Education Counselor
  • Forensic Psychologist / Psychologist
  • Human Resources Specialist
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Mental Health Counselor / Technician
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Rehabilitation Consultant / Counselor
  • Research Consultant, Scientist, Assistant
  • Statistical Consultant
  • Substance Abuse Counselor
  • Youth Counselor

Psychologists work in a variety of fields, with many different types of individuals and organizations:

  • For those interested in mental health, clinical psychology assists people who are experiencing psychological and emotional distress.
  • Industrial/organizational psychologists work in businesses and companies, using psychological principles to aid in the productivity of those organizations.
  • Sports psychologists work with athletes and those involved in athletics to obtain optimal effectiveness.
  • School psychologists work with students and teachers to increase the learning potential of students.
  • Forensic psychologists work in conjunction with the legal system in exploring human behavior.
  • Developmental psychologists explore how people change over the life span.
  • Psychologists also work in colleges and universities, where they educate students in the many sub-disciplines of psychology and where they conduct research that helps better explain human behavior.

For more information on career options for those with a B.S. in Psychology, visit the American Psychological Association's Career Resource webpage.

For those interested in further studies in psychology, advanced degrees in the field can lead to employment in the following fields:

  • Clinical Psychology - assisting people who are experiencing psychological and emotional distress
  • Industrial/Organizational Psychology - working in businesses using psychological principles to aid in the productivity of those organizations
  • Sports Psychology - working with athletes and those involved in athletics to obtain optimal effectiveness
  • School Psychology - working with students and teachers to increase the learning potential of students
  • Forensic Psychology - working in conjunction with the legal system in exploring human behavior
  • Developmental Psychology - exploring how people change over the life span
  • College and University Faculty - educating students in the many sub-disciplines of psychology while conducting research that helps better explain human behavior

Visit the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for additional career information.

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