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.