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Careers in Psychology

Your degree in psychology can work in a variety of fields, including mental health, education, business, health care, counseling, and social and human services. Furthermore, if you have also acquired several years’ experience in business and industry, you can obtain jobs in consulting and marketing research.

As an undergraduate psychology major, you may also seek a career in any of the following industries:

  • Public Administration
  • Sales
  • Criminal Justice
  • Social Services
  • Human Resources
  • Business

If you earn an MA in Psychology, you might consider pursuing a career in these industries:

  • Social Services
  • Child and Family Services
  • Community Organizations
  • Government – Local, State, or Federal
  • Human Resources
  • Law Enforcement
  • Market Research
  • Health care
  • Nonprofit sector
  • Education

If you earn a Doctor of Psychology (PsyD), you may choose to pursue the following careers:

  • Psychologist
  • Human Resources Specialist
  • Postsecondary Business Teacher

Join a professional organization:
American Psychological Association (APA)

Discover more information about degree programs in social and behavioral science at Ashford University.