Careers and Outcomes

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

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
  • 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 University
  • Roosevelt University
  • Benedictine University

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