Careers in Psychology
What can I do with a degree in psychology?
Psychology is a broad field, offering a wide variety of opportunities depending on personal interests and aptitude. Many psychology graduates gravitate towards careers in human services, business, the public sector and education, among many others. While a bachelor's degree is an important first step, many psychology graduates carry on to master's and doctoral programs to achieve their desired careers.
Specific knowledge gained from a BA in psychology
- An understanding of human behaviour
- Experience in conducting and evaluating research
- Analyzing statistical data
- Professional writing and oral presentations
The specific knowledge gained from a BA in psychology may prepare you for graduate school (master's or PhD) or a career in the following areas (additional training required):
- University professor
- Law school
- Law enforcement
- Public service
- Human resources
- Mental health and disability services
- Addiction services
- Research and statistics
Please see Our Graduates to find out what our students are doing after completing their BA degree.