This page will help you determine what types of careers are available for students with a psychology degree; to get more information about those positions; and to learn more about what further education might be needed to achieve those goals.
In addition to the resources on this site, feel free to visit the academic advisor to discuss your post-graduation plans and career options.
- General Psychology Information
- Career Options
- Graduate School Information
- Getting Into Graduate School
- Specific Areas of Interest
- Additional Resources
General Psychology Information
Use the following links to explore the many sub-fields in psychology and learn about the different careers and research being done in the field. Is a Psychology major right for you? What kind of training programs are there? What careers do people with a bachelor's, master's, or doctoral degree in Psychology work in? What type of work would you have to put in for those degrees?
- American Psychology Association
- American Psychology Society
- Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
- Psychology Career Center
- All PsychologyCareers.com: Careers Fields and Schools
Use the following links to explore the different options for careers in Psychology. Other information including salaries, job expectations, and market demand for psychology-related jobs are also included.
- APA Careers Page
- The Occupational Outlook Handbook
- Fleishman Center for Career and Professional Development
- Careers in Psychology (http://careersinpsychology.org/)
Graduate School Information
Use the following links to explore your choices for graduate school. If you are planning on going to graduate school to pursue a master's or doctoral degree, please keep in mind the career or field that you are planning on specializing in.
- Peterson's Guide to Graduate Schools
- Psychology Degree Online
- All Psychology Schools
Getting Into Grad School
Along with having exceptional grades, students planning to go to graduate school should consider the GRE (Graduate Record Examination), costs of attending and living, workload, and recommendation letters. The following links can help you with the process of researching and applying to graduate schools.
- www.apa.org/education/grad/applying (APA: Applying to Grad School)
- Preparing and Applying for Graduate School (APA video series)
Specific Areas of Interest
- Insider's Guide to Graduate Programs in Clinical and Counseling Psychology
- Careers in Psychology: Opportunities in a Changing World
- Surviving Graduate School in Psychology: A Pocket Mentor
- Graduate Study in Psychology