What Can I Do With a Degree in Psychology?

Social science majors are successful in many fields because of their ability to communicate effectively, think critically, and solve complex problems. Students who receive their B.A. in psychology at UA Little Rock often pursue careers in these areas:

  • 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 go on to pursue a graduate degree.

Career Resources

Here are some resources for students looking into continuing their education and searching for careers in psychology.


Books and Articles at the UA Little Rock Ottenheimer Library

  • Career paths in psychology: where your degree can take you. Author: Robert J. Sternberg. Edition: Third edition. Washington, DC : American Psychological Association. 2017. Available for checkout at the Ottenheimer Library as an e-book or electronic journal.
  • The Complete Guide to Graduate School Admission: Psychology, Counseling and Related Professions. Authors: 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