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Careers with a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology

The list below highlights some of the jobs one can obtain with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. *Summarized from the APA Guideline for the Undergraduate Psychology Major: Version 2.0*

Note: While not all of the positions listed require a bachelor’s degree, it is often necessary for career advancement and salary increases. A degree in psychology alone will not guarantee acceptance into these job fields. Many of the jobs listed below require specific additional skills and/or prerequisite coursework. Please consult with your academic advisor or a career counselor for more specific information.

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Activities Director

Advertising Sales Representative

Alumni Relations

Animal Trainer

Army Mental Health Specialist

Benefits Manager


Child Development Specialist

Claims Supervisor


Computer Programmer

Conservation Officer

Correctional Treatment Specialist

Corrections Officer

Criminal Investigator

Customer Service Representative Supervisor

Database Administrator

Database Design Analyst


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Employee Health Maintenance Program Specialist

Event Planner

Financial Advisor


Health Educator

Human Resource Advisor

Insurance Agent

Job Analyst

Labor Relations Manager

Loan Officer

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Management Analyst

Market Research Analyst

Medical and Health Service Manager

News Writer/Writer

Paralegal/Legal Assistant

Police Officer

Preschool Teacher

Probation/Parole Officer

Psychiatric Aide/Attendant

Psychiatric Technician

Public Relations Representative

Purchasing Agent

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Real Estate Agent

Recreational Therapist

Research Assistant

Sales Manager

Social and Community Service Manager

Substance Abuse Counselor

Systems Analyst

Technical Writer

Training and Development Specialist


Victims’ Advocate

Vocational Training Teacher

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