What Can I do with a Psychology Major?

A degree in psychology can prepare you for a variety of careers limited only by your imagination. Many of the occupations listed below may require further study and earning of an advanced degree, but a major in psychology at Simpson College would serve as an important step toward attaining a position in your chosen field.

Doctorate Level Careers
Clinical Psychologist* Counselors*
Educational Psychologist Industrial-organizational Psychologist*
Psychotherapist* Child Psychologist*
Private Practice* Human Service Practitioner
Education Administration Trial Consultant
Clinical Neuropsychopharmacologist Design Psychologist


Master’s Level Careers
School Psychologist* Forensic Psychologist
Career Counselor Engineering Psychologist
Sports Psychologist Social Work*
Behavioral Counselor Psychiatric Technician
Professor* Guidance Counselor*
Rehabilitation Counselor Developmental Specialist


Bachelor’s Level Careers
Employee Relations Public Relations*
Consulting Services Social Services*
Human Resources* Educational Services
Market Research Youth Services*
Teaching Substance Abuse Services*
Advertising News Reporting
Court/Juvenile Services* Community Services

* denotes occupations of Simpson psychology alumni