As a psychology major, you’ll gain familiarity with current knowledge about the important determinants of human behavior and with the methods used to expand that knowledge, while developing critical thinking skills. You can choose to concentrate in behavioral and evolutionary neuroscience; perception, cognition and development; or social and personality psychology.

Sample classes

  • Biopsychology of Learning and Memory
  • Intuitive Judgment
  • Human Perception: Applications to Computer Graphics, Art and Visual Display
  • Evolution of Language


All information below is based on the 2022 First-Destination Post-Graduate Survey. Lists are not exhaustive, rather they are a sampling of the data. If you would like more information, please email

What can you do with a degree in Psychology? 

Graduate School:

In 2022, 33% of psychology students embarked on graduate school journeys. They pursued various advanced degrees, with 32% focusing on their MS, 21% working towards a JD, 11% dedicated to an MA, and more. Their graduate field interest ranges from law (21%) to business administration (11%).

These ambitious individuals have chosen to continue their education at prestigious institutions like Duke University, Georgetown University, Northwestern University, Weill Cornell Medicine, and Morehouse School of Medicine. 


60% of psychology graduates secured employment, and the majority entered sectors in human healthcare services (29%), consulting/professional practices (23%), and education (17%). Brigham and Women’s Hospital, McKinsey & Company, and the National Institutes of Health were the top 2022 employers.

Where 2022 Psychology Graduates Work

Employer Job Titles
Brigham and Women's Hospital Research Assistant
Columbia University Medical Center Research Assistant
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Associate Researcher
Mesirow Human Resources Coordinator
Mile High Early Learning Teacher
New York University Langone Medical Center Research Data Associate
Teach for America Middle School Teacher
Weil Cornell Medicine Research Assistant
Yale Medical School Postgraduate Research Associate