What Can You Do with a Psychology Degree?

What Can You Do with a Psychology Degree?

Students commonly ask the question of what can you do with a Psychology degree? The simple answer is that here is a wide range of career paths open to psychology majors but some are contingent on whether you plan to obtain an advanced degree.

Although you will not be a psychologist until you have completed advanced graduate training, a bachelor's in psychology provides excellent training for many types of entry-level jobs. Your training in interpersonal and communication skills along with your knowledge of the human mind and behavior make you a perfect candidate for many types of careers.

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At GSU our College of Education offers quality undergraduate major and minor psychology degree programs as well as graduate programs. After graduation, students enter fields such as human resources, research and development, marketing and sales, special needs casework, and human and social services. Students that intend to further their professional training should select courses that qualify toward a graduate program. Your advisor will be able to help you make the best course selections.

The Master of Arts in Psychology program at GSU consists of two sequences: clinical and theoretical. The M.A. Clinical Sequence prepares students for careers in a variety of clinical settings as well as research and academic settings. Students are trained to be both scientists and practitioners. Our M.A. Theoretical Sequence equips students to pursue advanced graduate degrees in psychology and for employment opportunities in teaching or research.

In addition, GSU offers an Educational Specialist degree (Ed.S.) in School Psychology. Graduates of this program are prepared to enhance student achievement and wellness by functioning in multiple roles including treatment, assessment, and consultative modalities, as well as teaching and research roles.

Please see our Division of Psychology and Counseling web pages for complete requirements and information or contact a department advisor if you have additional questions.

We invite you to explore our many degree, certificate and individual course offerings listed on our website. We have programs, activities and services that are designed to make your college experience more satisfying. Contact one of our advisors to find more answers about what can you do with a psychology degree.

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