The specific degree requirements on the website are for illustrative purposes and may change at any time. Please contact the Registrar's Office, Academic Advising or refer to the course catalog for detailed program requirements.
Psychology is a versatile major preparing students for employment in psychology-related careers. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (2019) projects significant growth in the fields of
Marriage and family therapists: 22% growth
Substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors: 22% growth
Occupational therapists: 18% growth
Psychologists: 14% growth
Social and human service assistants: 13% growth
Rehabilitation counselors: 10% growth
A bachelor’s degree in psychology is also beneficial to those entering careers requiring a background in human cognition and behavior. These would include human resource specialists, law enforcement personnel, victim advocacy, research assistants, college admission counselors, and registered behavioral technicians.
For more information about careers in Criminal Justice, contact the Stritch program chair or a faculty member, or visit the Bureau of Labor Statistics at https://www.bls.gov.
Contact admissions or the program faculty with questions about this program.