While a Ph.D. in psychology is required for teaching at the university level and for licensing as a psychologist, a variety of opportunities are open to students who hold the Bachelor’s or Master’s degrees in psychology. Among career and job opportunities for students with a B.A. degree in psychology are:

  • Business, such as management, public relations, personnel and staff training;
  • Agencies responsible for mental health service delivery in clinics, hospitals and special schools;
  • Teaching in childcare facilities, preschools, elementary and secondary schools;
  • Research, administering psychological tests, conducting surveys, program evaluations and basic study; and
  • Graduate programs leading to the M.A. degree in psychology and related areas, such as Clinical Social Work; School Psychology; Marriage, Family and Child Counseling; and Industrial/Organizational (business) Psychology.

To further explore career options in this field, visit the Career Services Web site.