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 Department of Psychology

Career Paths

 

Whether you decide to continue your education or jump right into the workforce, opportunities for psychology majors exist almost everywhere. Because the program is designed to prepare students to be both scholars and practitioners, some choose to immediately pursue graduate study in major areas such as clinical, developmental, experimental and social psychology while others apply their practical knowledge and skills to a wealth of careers including, but certainly not limited to:

  • Clinical psychologist
  • Psychiatrist
  • Neuropsychopharmacologist
  • University professor
  • Forensic psychologist
  • Advertising copywriter
  • Public statistician
  • Sales representative
  • Corrections officer
  • Drug and alcohol treatment specialist
  • Political profiler
  • Trial consultant
  • Art therapist
  • Criminal investigator
  • Victims’ advocate
  • Human factors engineer
  • Engineering psychologist
  • Career counselor
  • Media buyer
  • Developmental psychologist