Careers Requiring a B.A. in Psychology

Below you can find information on the possible careers you can pursue with a B.A. in psychology. Often, students and their families are not aware of the possibilities that a B.A in psychology offers. These handouts will help to provide some insight on career options and discuss the broadly-applicable value of the undergraduate degree in psychology. 

Please stop by the Psychology Advisement Office (SS399B) if you have any questions or would like more information on potential careers.

Research Specializations in Psychology
Advice From the Experts for Finding a Job with a B.A. in Psychology
More Career Information for Psychology B.A.'s

Graduate School and Careers Requiring Graduate-level Degrees

Deciding Whether to Attend Graduate School
The information below has an explanation of the different careers you can pursue with both a master's and a doctorate degree in Psychology. The Student’s Guide to the Psychology Major may help to guide you on whether or not graduate school is the right choice for your future.

Many careers in the field of psychology require that you go to graduate school for your master’s degree or your doctorate degree. The information below can help to guide you on what it takes to prepare for graduate school, what some of the different graduate degrees offer you for career options, and how to apply to graduate school. We also encourage you to explore the internet to get ideas about what graduate programs and careers involve.

The Psychology Advisement Office has some very helpful resources including guide books to graduate programs, which you are welcome to come in and look through. You may also come into the Psychology Advisement Office (SS399B) to speak with an advisor about your options.