WHAT CAN I DO WITH A MAJOR IN Psychology

Psychology is the scientific study of human behavior, mental processes, and how they are affected and/or affect individuals or group's physical state, mental state, and external environment. It's goal is to describe, understand, predict, and modify behavior.

Psychology is the study of the mind and behavior. The discipline embraces all aspects of the human experience — from the functions of the brain to the actions of nations, from child development to care for the aged. In every conceivable setting from scientific research centers to mental health care services, "the understanding of behavior" is the enterprise of psychologists.

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Admissions Counselor Human Resources Mgmt. Advisor
Alcohol & Drug Abuse   Assistance Coordinator Human Resources Management Consultant
Biopsychologist Industrial Therapist
Career Counselor Industrial-Organizational psychologist
Chaplain Job Analyst
Child Care Center Administrator Job Development Specialist
Child Life Specialist Market Research Analyst
Child Support Services Worker Medical and Public Health Social Workers
Clergy Member (Religious   Leader) Mental Health Counselor
Clinical Psychologist Middle School Guidance Counselor
Community Welfare Worker Neuropsychologist
Counseling psychologist Occupational Therapist
Developmental Psychologist Parole Officer
Education Professor Personnel Administrator
Educational Psychologist Personnel Recruiter
Employee Benefits Analyst Psychiatrist (MD)
Employee Training Instructor Psychology Professor
Employment Administrator Psychometrist
Employment and Placement   Specialist Recreational Therapist
Equal Opportunity   Representative Residence Counselor
Experimental Psychologist Sales Representative (Physcological Tests)
Family Caseworker School Psychologist
Forensics Psychologist Social Welfare Administrator
Funds Development   Administrator Social Worker
Health Psychologist Sport Psychologist
High School Guidance Counselor Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor
Human Factors Psychologist  


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Employers who have hired Psychology Majors
  • Children's Hospital of Pennsylvania
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  • Devereux
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  • Transitions Psychiatric Rehabilitation

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Graduate Schools attended by  Psychology Graduates
  • Alliant International University
  • Bryn Mawr College
  • Chestnut Hill College
  • Durham University
  • James Madison University
  • LaSalle University
  • New School of Social Research
  • Nova Southeastern University
  • St Joseph's University
  • Temple University
  • Villanova University

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