Career Outlook

What career opportunities are available to those with a bachelor's degree in psychology?

If you wish to become a licensed psychologist, a bachelor’s degree will prepare you for entry into the necessary graduate programs. You also may use your bachelor’s degree in psychology as a stepping-off point for another area of graduate study, or to gain immediate entry into a variety of occupational fields.

With courses in abnormal psychology, behavior management, psychological tests and measurements, learning, developmental psychology, and social psychology, our bachelor’s degree will prepare you for a job in the mental health and social services fields. In addition, training in the foundational areas of human behavioral and cognitive processes, scientific methodology, critical thinking, statistics, experimental design and professional writing will provide you with the skills you need to succeed in a number of engaging professional careers.

For more information about occupational fields open to people with undergraduate degrees in psychology, please see the American Psychological Association's answer to the question: What can I do with a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology?

If you have further questions about the career options available to those with an undergraduate degree in psychology, please contact Keith Brown, undergraduate adviser, at or 940-898-3354.


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