What Can I Do with a Degree in Psychology?

Sources on Careers & Graduate Programs in Psychology

By nature, Social Science majors are successful in many employment fields because of their ability to communicate effectively, think critically, and solve complex problems. These skills make a Psychology major attractive to prospective employers. Specifically, UA Little Rock Psychology majors often pursue careers in these areas with just a Bachelor’s degree:

  • Social Services
  • Human Resources
  • Case Management
  • Mental Health Services
  • Physical Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Work
  • Rehabilitation Services
  • Performance Enhancement
  • Testing/Assessment

Nearly half of students who receive a B.A. in Psychology at UA Little Rock go on to pursue a graduate degree to improve employment prospects. Here are some resources for students looking into continuing their education and searching for careers in Psychology:

Selected websites

Selected books and  journal articles at the UA Little Rock Ottenheimer Library

  • Career paths in psychology: where your degree can take you. By: Sternberg, Robert J. Edition: Third edition. Washington, DC : American Psychological Association. 2017. Available for checkout at the Ottenheimer library as an eBook or electronic journal.
  • The Complete Guide to Graduate School Admission: Psychology, Counseling and Related Professions. by Patricia Keith-Spiegel and Michael Wiederman. Mahwah, NJ: L. Erlbaum Associates, Inc., 2000. Available for checkout at the Ottenheimer library-4th floor circulation, BF77.K35 2000