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What Can I Do With a Degree in Psychology?

The employment and career opportunities for psychology majors are limited only by their motivation and creativity. The study of psychology prepares students for full lives as adults who think critically, respond compassionately and make valuable contributions to their communities.

Employment with a Psychology Undergraduate Degree
  • Human services
  • Human resources
  • Public relations
  • Advertising
  • Market research
  • Education
  • Retail
  • Sales

Employment with a Master’s Degree

  • Social worker
  • Counselor
  • School psychologist
  • Industrial-organizational psychologist 

Employment with a Doctoral Degree

  • Licensed psychologist
  • Research scientist
  • College professor
  • Other professional (for example, attorney or physician)
What Do St. Norbert College Psychology Majors Do After Graduation?
  • 60 percent complete additional training and/or education
  • 30 percent complete a master’s degree
  • 5 percent complete a Ph.D.
  • 25 percent pursue careers in the fields of mental health and social services
  • Many pursue careers in education, from preschool to the university level.
  • The largest single group of students pursue careers in business and industry.
All members of the psychology faculty are qualified to assist students with educational and career planning. Stuart Korshavn has been designated as the graduate school advisor in psychology.
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