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.
- 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. "Other" includes time off, travel, volunteer experiences, and/or preparing for graduate school. If you would like more information, please email email@example.com
What can you do with a degree in psychology?
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
|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|