Meeting with an adviser
If you’re looking for someone to speak with about your
education and career path, the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences has an
advising center to meet your
With a bachelor’s degree
Employment opportunities for students with an undergraduate degree in psychology are available in private industry, research, education, human resources, and other areas. Below you will find links to useful resources about careers in psychology. In addition, if you’re interested in working as a counselor or a
community college psychology instructor, be aware that you will need to go to
graduate school to do so.
American Psychological Society Student Career Resources
American Psychological Association Student Career Resources
With a master’s degree
After you finish your bachelor’s, you could enter a master’s
program with four tracks or a MA in counseling in the College of Education. Some people
use the MA to prepare to enter a doctoral program; others finish their master’s
and teach in a community college setting or work in other professional or
With a doctoral degree
To be a licensed psychologist, you must complete a doctoral
program and licensure requirements. You can also become a professor at a
university with a doctoral degree.
Preparing for graduate school
Graduate school admissions are very competitive, so if you
want to get in, plan ahead. These activities can make your application more
If you’re interested in graduate school,
speak to one of your professors or an adviser as soon as possible to start making plans.