Although the list below is not comprehensive or exhaustive, it does highlight some of the typical jobs one can obtain with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. While not all of the positions listed require a bachelor’s degree, it is often necessary for career advancement and salary increases.
As can be seen from the diversity of jobs listed, the skill set of a psychology major can be effective in a range of positions, including health care, sales and marketing, human services and research. Further, if you receive a bachelor’s degree in psychology, you do not have to go into a psychology related field.
Note: 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.
*Summarized from the APA Guideline for the Undergraduate Psychology Major: Version 2.0*