After Graduation - Department of Psychology - Christopher Newport University

Department of Psychology

After Graduation

A psychology degree from Christopher Newport will open doors to vast opportunities. Psychology majors find careers in research and laboratory management, human resources, marketing research, public relations, and a host of other fields. Aspiring educators can pursue a five-year program leading to a bachelor’s degree in psychology and the master of arts in teaching.

Many psychology majors go on to pursue graduate study in clinical, counseling or research psychology, or choose careers in human services fields such as academic or career advising, casework, volunteer services management, mental health, and social services.

For students interested in careers in education, the psychology curriculum provides a strong foundation for work as elementary teachers or childcare workers.

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