After earning an undergraduate degree in psychology, you may enter a career in the field, or attend graduate school in psychology or a related discipline. Our recent graduates have gone on to secure positions as mental health counselors, caseworkers, research assistants, youth and family counselors, Head Start teachers, special education technicians and crisis counselors.
Meanwhile, recent graduates of our program who have chosen to continue their education have entered graduate programs in clinical psychology, counseling, forensic psychology, social work, marriage and family therapy, elementary guidance counseling, special education, school psychology, expressive therapy, law, and business administration.
Some of our graduates have also gone on to pursue a master’s degree in Social Work at UNE’s School of Social Work and have taken advantage of an opportunity to take accelerated coursework in the master’s program during the summers following their junior and senior years.
For more information on careers in psychology, you may explore these resources:
- American Psychological Association's "Students" website.
- Finding Jobs With a Psychology Bachelor's Degree: Expert Advice for Launching Your Career by Eric Landrom (2009)
- American Psychological Association: Careers in Psychology
- About.com Careers in Psychology