Career Resources

What can I do with a Psychology Degree?

Majoring in Psychology opens you up to a variety of fields ranging from business and social work all the way to health care. The job markets today and in the future require critical thinking, analytic problem-solving, and communication skills combined with a global mindset. Not only does our major provide necessary tools to learn and hone these essential skills, but it molds you into a graduate prepared to become an agent of change and tackle the problems of tomorrow.

 

Choosing a career is not always easy. As you will see, it is mostly your skills and interests that ultimately define your career path.


Our graduates have made significant strides in a variety of fields, going on to work for both large and small companies alike. Here is a snapshot of positions our graduates have taken, as well as the variety of companies that they have come to work for:

 

 

Also see this 2013 guide about Careers in Psychology

 

 

 

 

 

 

Careers our Alumni have Pursued

ICC Psychology Alumni Data

ICC Psychology Alumni Data

The link address is: https://icc.ucdavis.edu/data/major.htm?mc=191

Psychologist vs. Psychiatrist

What exactly is the difference between a psychologist and a psychiatrist? The question sounds like the setup for a joke, but it's an important difference to understand whether you are a student of psychology or a consumer searching for a mental health provider.

The link address is: https://www.verywell.com/psychologists-vs-psychiatrists-what-is-the-difference-2795761