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Careers in Psychology

Psychology is a good liberal arts degree that prepares you for many careers. Only 25% of graduates stay in a field directly related to psychology. Forty percent work for business/other for-profit organizations; 20-30% work in education; and 30% in non-profits including government.

According to the College Majors Handbook the top 10 occupations for Psychology majors are management, sales, social work, personnel, health care, marketing, and financial specialists.

 

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Use the WKU Center for Career and Professional Development
  1. Talk to a Career Counselor
  2. Find a Career Path using their web-based tools
  3. Develop your Resume and have them review it.
  4. They even have resources for alumni
  5. Be prepared for the upcoming Job Fair.
Explore quality resources from other locations
Fields that are common second majors/minors or graduate paths for Psychology Majors.

 

 

 


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 Last Modified 11/13/18