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A Major in Psychology

Description of Major 

This major educates students about human and animal behavior, specifically studying the patterns of behavior as well as in applying psychological principles and techniques to solving social and individual problems.           

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Employment Opportunities 

Graduates are prepared for a wide range of positions in business, education, hospitals, clinics, government agencies, private practices, and nonprofit organizations. A variety of jobs are available for psychology graduates, including:

Activities Leader  Labor Relations Specialist
Admissions Counselor Market Research Analyst
Advertising Professional Marriage Counselor
Business Manager Mental Health Worker
Career Counselor Nursing Home Administrator
Child Psychologist  Personnel Manager
Child Welfare Worker Police Officer 
Clinical Psychologist  Probation/Parole Officer
College Student Affairs Professional  Psychiatrist
Community Relations Specialist Psychologist 
Copywriter  Psychometrist 
Counselor Public Relations Manager
Criminologist  Recreational Therapist 
Customer Service Professional Rehabilitation Counselor
Editor Residence Counselor 
Gerontologist Sales Representative
Guidance Counselor School Psychologist 
Hospice Coordinator  Social Worker
Hospital Administrator Speech Pathologist
Human Factors Specialist  Substance Abuse Counselor
Human Resource Professional  Teacher 
  Youth Counselor