Majoring in psychology will provide you with a broad-based education in psychological theory and practice, and prepare you to enter a variety of advanced academic or professional fields.
As a psychology major, you will develop in-depth analytical thinking and writing skills, sound scientific methodology, and the capacity for ethical and unbiased data analysis.
Careers in Psychology
A BA in Psychology gives students a better understanding of people and behaviors and can pave the way to enter graduate programs in psychology or in other related fields such as guidance counseling, social work, medicine or law.
Psychology majors graduate prepared to enter human services organizations in a support role. With advanced training, students can one day enter careers as school counselors, forensic psychologists, and research or organizational psychologists.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs in the field of psychology are expected to grow 12% by 2018. School psychology, industrial psychology, and organizational psychology are expected to be particularly popular. In the near future, hospitals, schools, social service agencies, and substance abuse treatment centers will have more job openings requiring psychology degrees.