Marylhurst graduates gain a strong, holistic sensibility that is good preparation for work in clinical, therapeutic, educational and research settings within the vast array of psychology careers. Graduates go on to work in the helping professions, social sciences, organizational and community development, the nonprofit sector, and in secondary and higher education. The degree also prepares you well for graduate study in psychology and related disciplines such as social work, education, counseling, art therapy and interdisciplinary studies.
Career outlook for psychology majors is strong
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, demand for mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists is expected to grow 29% in the next decade. This projected growth is expected as more people have mental health counseling services covered by their insurance policies. Similarly, career growth is expected for psychologists by 12% and by 14% for childcare workers in the same time period.
The B.A. in Psychology program is now accepting inquiries and applications for 2018.