Careers

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in psychology is projected to grow 12 percent from 2012 to 2022. With advanced degrees, our graduates work in a wide variety of fields in the public and private sectors.

Careers with a bachelor's degree in Psychology

  • human resources

  • public relations

  • business

  • non-profits

  • consulting firms

  • hospitals & clinics

  • career counseling


Careers with a PhD in Psychology

  • big data analysis

  • clinical psychology

  • counseling

  • school psychology

  • clinical research

  • consumer/ marketing research

  • higher education

  • industrial quality control

  • intellectual property law

  • medical instrumentation design and sales

  • pharmaceuticals research

  • public policy analysis/research

  • science writing/reporting  


Career Planning Resources

Miami University Center for Career Exploration Success is dedicated to educating students on career management and exploration skills.

American Psychological Association for Students offers career and graduate school advice.

Miami University College of Arts and Sciences Career Advice 

Psi Chi–The National Honor Society Discover careers in psychology for students graduating with a B.A./B.S. There is also a link to a table of contents with information and further links concerning other career possibilities and graduate study.