Why Study Psychology?

Do you sometimes wonder why people do the things they do? If you like to have the answers, and you’re curious about what makes people tick, consider studying Psychology.

Psychology majors graduate with valuable career skills . Don’t fret if you’re undecided about the extra years of school required to become a psychologist or psychiatrist. A Psychology degree can you get you any job that requires working with or understanding people.

But, is it right for me?

We asked our professors and they said psychologists:

  • Are observant in order to properly study attitudes and behaviors
  • Are patient, after all, people don’t always do the things we expect or want them to
  • Work well with others that will lead to others learning to trust you

Skills You'll Obtain

Conduct research of behavior and psychological trends

Understand psychological, emotional, and behavioral issues

Understand ethical and social responsibility in a diverse world

After Graduation

Psychology helps you understand people. It also teaches you to write and speak clearly and fluently, all necessary skills for a variety of careers. We have a Master of Science in Psychology program right on campus, so we know exactly what graduate schools want on your application. We designed the curriculum so you can easily and successfully apply to the graduate program of your choice.

Types of careers you may have after you graduate include:

  • Community Service Manager
  • Health Educator
  • Human Resources Specialist
  • Management Analyst
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Sales Manager
  • Sales Representative
  • School and Career Counselor
  • Social Worker
  • Teacher
  • Victim Advocate