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Career options are many for psychology majors including human services, administrative, community relations, program development, research, human resources, public relations, advertising, market research, teaching, retailing, sales and more.

Many students train through our local domestic violence and rape crisis centers and are also placed in semester-long internships at a variety of sites including the local psychiatric hospital, a partial hospitalization program and an in-home family therapy agency. Students work with juvenile probation, CU Admissions, SAFE, PASSAGES, and Children & Youth Services.

Graduate school

If you are considering graduate school, start early, be realistic, and be prepared. Psych Web offers the following timeline to guide you in planning for graduate school.

John Suler, of Rider University, offers this guide to getting in graduate school and to careers in psychology.

Applying for graduate school can be very confusing. Do you want to know the difference between clinical and counseling programs? Between Psy.D. and Ph.D. programs? APA's Education Directorate has answers to these and other frequently asked questions about education and training in psychology.