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.