Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities for bachelor's-level Psychology graduates can be found in the numerous areas that require the knowledge of human behavior emphasized in Psychology coursework. Common placements are in local, state, and federal government, human services, applied behavior, human resources, and related fields.

Job Titles

The following are some of the positions available for undergraduate Psychology graduates: Community Relations Officer, Affirmative Action Officer, Recreation Worker, Probation and Parole Officer, Corrections Officer, Sales Representative, Daycare Center Supervisor, Research Assistant, Social Work Assistant, Case Management Aide, Child Abuse Worker, Community Outreach Worker, Therapeutic Support Staff, and Employment Assistant Specialist.

Job Outlook

According to projections by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, most bachelor's-level Psychology graduates will move toward positions in human service, where an increase of 18 percent in job growth is expected in some areas. Other employment fields for Psychology graduates, including entry-level management, human resources, and sales, anticipate growth between 14 and 16 percent.