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Business

One of the most common career outcomes for those who earn their bachelor’s degree in psychology is a career in business. With a background in psychology, business professionals can better understand how to handle a variety of situations. Psychology students learn the ways in which human think, what motivates them, what underlies decision making processes and much more.  These attributes can lend themselves well to many field in business, including marketing, human resources, and business management.

Business School Rankings: US News and World Report

UM Business: Ross School of Business Programs (the Master of Management is a particularly good choice for Psychology majors)

GMAT 

 

Criminology

Criminology draws heavily from both psychology and sociology. To become an expert in criminology, you need what you need to become an expert in most other subjects: a lot of education. Most social science researchers have graduate degrees.

Criminology School Rankings: US News and World Report 

Education

Many Psychology majors will go on to pursue a career in Education.   There are many different paths that a student can take within education, ranging from teaching elementary school to higher education institutional research.   

Education School Rankings: US News and World Report

UM School or Education 

Fine Arts

Health Fields

Students who have majored in Psychology or BCN paired with pre-health track, tend to do quite well when applying to medical schools, nursing programs, physical therapy and dental schools. 

Nursing School Rankings: US News and World Report

Medical School Rankings: US News and World Report

Physical Therapy Rankings: US News and World Report

MCAT

Gap Year Resources

Information

Information Systems graduate programs provide students with the skills to serve as the connection between the technical and business areas of an organization. Business, managerial and technical aspects of information systems are studied in order to gain an understanding of the integration of organizations and systems. You will learn to collaborate with others to solve problems, and then design, analyze, implement, deploy and evaluate computer systems that are vital to the modern world.

Library and Information Sciences Rankings: US News and World Report

Law

Many Psychology majors will go on to attend law school after they graduate.  There are many parallels between the two, and a background in psychology lends itself well to much of the curriculum in law school. 

Law School Rankings: US News and World Report

LSAT 

Public Health

Public Health School Rankings: US News and World Report

Public Policy

Public Affairs School Rankings: US News and World Report

Speech Language Pathology

Speech-Language Pathology Programs: US News and World Report