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What Can You Do with a Psychology Degree? 

Learning about the human brain and how people work is an important field for furthering our understanding of ourselves. If you’re intrigued by the field of psychology and wondering what careers are possible with a psychology degree, you’ll find that there are all kinds of opportunities! The Department of Psychology at Indiana University Kokomo prepares graduates for life post-graduation and our alumni have gone on to all different kinds of careers including:

  • Market research analyst
  • Project manager
  • Parole or probation officer
  • Researcher
  • Human resources professional
  • Applied behavioral therapist
  • Social worker
  • Sales
  • Management

Many students who earn a psychology degree have aspirations to continue their studies with graduate programs. The Department of Psychology at IU Kokomo will prepare you for the demands of graduate school by ensuring you attain the research and writing skills you’ll need. A psychology degree is a great foundation for graduate programs such as forensic psychology, mental health counseling, applied behavior analysis, and many more!

In the Department of Psychology at IU Kokomo, our goal is to prepare you for the world post-graduation, wherever it may take you. We realize that employers are looking for a degree plus real-world experience; we offer all kinds of things to help you make your resume really stand out. As a student here, you’ll gain the knowledge in the classroom but you’ll also be out learning through internships, participation in student groups, and independent research projects working closely with faculty!

Ready to get started?

If one of the jobs above sounds like a dream come true, don’t hesitate to jump in! You can take the first step today by talking to an admissions counselor. If you still have questions about possible career paths after earning a psychology degree, you can always chat with our Career and Accessibility Center. We offer career counseling services for students, alumni, and community members right here on campus! 

Last updated: 11/09/2017