As a liberal arts program that emphasizes critical thinking and writing, the psychology major is ideal for persons interested in careers in a wide variety of fields, including business, education, the humanities, and social and human services. Placement information from Western's Career Services Center suggests that a sizable percentage of our graduates obtain positions in related fields. Please note that practicing as a psychologist requires a graduate degree.
Several websites provide excellent information about careers in psychology, including:
For assistance with course selection, career planning, and job search strategies, students are welcome to talk with faculty members in the Psychology Department. We strongly encourage students also to visit and make an appointment with an advisor at Western's Career Services Center.