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Career Paths

A student's career path can help direct the choice of degree program. We strongly advise students to take advantage of Career Services early in their studies.

Students with a Psychology degree can choose a career in a variety of disciplines including;

  • Academic, medical, industrial, science, pharmaceutical and research institutions.
  • Clinics and hospitals
  • Professional associations
  • Information technology firms and consulting companies
Helpful Resources

You may find these articles and books of help regarding careers in Psychology

Carroll, J.L., Schmidt, J.L., Jr. , & Sorensen, R. (1992). Careers in psychology: Or what can I do with a bachelor's degree. Psychological Reports, 71, 1151-1154.

DeGalan, J., & Lambert, S. (1995). Great jobs for psychology majors. Lincolnwood, IL: VGM Career Horizons.

Kuther T.L., Morgan R.D. (2007) Careers in psychology, Opportunities in a changing world. Belmont California: Thompson Wadsworth.

Taylor, R.D., & Hardy, C. (1996). Careers in psychology at the associate's, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels. Psychological Reports, 79, 960-962.

Woods, P.J. (Ed). (1988). Is psychology for them? A guide to undergraduate advising. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Woods, P.J., & Wilkinson, C.S. (Eds). (1987). Is psychology the major for you? Planning for your undergraduate years. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

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