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Our alumni are employed in a wide variety of fields including human services, human resources, law and medicine, holding a range of administrative and managerial roles. Many fields outside of psychology value the skills developed as a major in psychology.

Our students have been accepted in a variety of psychology-related graduate programs including:

Ph.D. in Psychology
Research-based doctoral programs with a focus in different specializations within the field of psychology
Purdue University (cognitive), Notre Dame (cognitive), SUNY Stony Brook (cognitive), Ohio State (music cognition), Illinois Institute of Technology (clinical), Virginia Tech (clinical), Tulane University (school psychology); Northern Illinois University (I/O psychology), Illinois Institute of Psychology (I/O psychology) 

Psy.D. Program
Doctoral programs focused on training in clinical practice
Adler School of Professional Psychology, Roosevelt University, Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Argosy University–Chicago

M.S.W. Programs
Master of social work programs prepare students for work in agencies or private practice as social workers
Jane Addams School of Social Work, Loyola University, University of Chicago, Aurora University, Syracuse University, Dominican University
M.S./M.A. in Clinical or Counseling Psychology or School Psychology
Master's-level programs prepare students to become licensed professional counselors
Rosalind Franklin University, Ball State University, Roosevelt University, Adler School of Professional Psychology, Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Argosy University–Chicago, University of Wisconsin–Whitewater, Concordia University  

M.A. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
These master's-level programs prepare students to work as industrial/organizational psychologists for companies or as consultants
Elmhurst College, Roosevelt University, Benedictine University

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