Students completing a Psychology degree at Peru State College are prepared for careers as:

  • Mental Health Counselor
  • Psychiatric technician
  • Substance Abuse Therapist
  • Social Services Counselor
  • School Psychologist, Counselor
  • Research Scientist
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Forensic Psychologist
  • Career or Vocational Counselor
  • Genetics Counselor
  • Engineering Psychologist
  • Sports Psychologist
  • Industrial-Oriented Psychologist

Career Information

Job titles relevant to those with a bachelor's degree in Psychology

The following website is an excellent resource for students that includes advice from professors and students in graduate programs and career information including videos from professionals describing their typical day, qualifications needed in the profession, and advice for interested students (click on links below for careers you are interested in):
Dr. Kit: Success in Psychology

The college student’s guide to pre-professional psychology opportunities includes information on undergraduate and graduate internships, work-study, and research opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students.

American Psychological Association resources with information on areas of study in psychology, job outlook and graduate school resources.

Professional Organizations

American Psychological Association
Association for Psychological Science
Midwest Psychological Association
Nebraska Psychological Association
Rocky Mountain Psychological Association

Career Search

Peru State College offers Career Services and information at the Peru State College Career Center.