What You Can Do with a Major in Psychology

In the psychology program at AU, expert faculty will lead you in an exploration of human behavior, the learning process, personality development, motivation and the cultural environment. And you’ll have the chance to apply what you learn in the classroom to real-world settings.

It starts with a strong academic core where you’ll hone your analytical thinking, research and writing skills. Add student-initiated, data-driven projects and professional internships, and you’re ready for graduate study or a career in a variety of fields.

POTENTIAL CAREER TITLES

Prepare for potential careers as a(n):

  • Advertising Assistant
  • Case Worker
  • Community and Social Service Worker
  • Community Relations Representative
  • Correctional Caseworker
  • Crisis Intervention Counselor
  • Customs/Immigration Officer
  • Human Resources Generalist
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Mental Health Counselor
  • Probation Officer
  • Public Relations Assistant
  • Recreation Specialist
  • Television/Media Research

Potential careers for graduates with additional education or experience:

  • Art/Music Therapist
  • Career Services Professional
  • College/University Professor
  • College Student Affairs Director
  • Community Relations Director
  • Crisis Intervention Counselor
  • Employee Assistance Director
  • Financial Aid Director
  • Marketing/Sales Manager
  • Psychiatrist/Psychologist
  • Training & Development Professional

CAREER PLANNING AND JOB SEARCH RESOURCES

CAMPUS OPPORTUNITIES

Student organizations:

  • Aurora University Human Rights Organization
  • My Brother’s Keeper
  • People Engaging Exceptional People (P.E.E.P.s)
  • Psi Chi Honors Society
  • Psychology Club

Volunteering:

  • Wackerlin Center for Faith and Action

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT CAREER SERVICES:

630-844-5403 | career@aurora.edu | aurora.edu/career
Eckhart Hall, Room 316