Careers with a Master's in Psychology

The US Department of Labor predicts that jobs in the field of psychology will grow about 22 percent from 2010 to 2020, which is faster than the average for all occupations. Professionals with a graduate degree in psychology can work in a variety of fields, including mental health, education, business, health care, counseling, and social and human services. Furthermore, graduates with a Master’s degree who have also acquired several years’ experience in business and industry can obtain jobs in consulting and marketing research. You may also seek a career in any of the following industries:

  • Social Service Agencies
  • Child and Family Service Organizations
  • Community-based Organizations
  • Government – Local, State, or Federal
  • Human Resources Departments
  • Law Enforcement Agencies
  • Market Research Firms
  • Healthcare Organizations
  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • Community Colleges

Join a professional organization:

American Psychological Association (APA)

If this psychology program fits your goals, contact Ashford University at 866.711.1700 to learn more, or request additional information.