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Fields and Careers in Psychology

 Growth in Business, Health, and Education have increased the demand for people with psychological knowledge, research experience, and professional skills. The program at SVSU is intended to provide students with a foundation that will enable them to pursue a variety of careers or seek further education toward master's or doctoral degrees.

If you have questions, or an interest in these fields, consult with the psychology faculty.

Fields Chosen by Psychology Alumni of SVSU

  • Advertising/Public Relations
  • Business Management
  • Community Planning Director
  • Counselor
  • Hospital Administrator
  • Dentistry
  • Industrial Psychologist
  • Human Factors/Engineering Psychology
  • Lawyer
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Nurse
  • Medical Education
  • Human Resource Management
  • Neuropsychologist
  • Probation/Parole Officer
  • Police Officer
  • Psychiatry
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Recreation Director
  • Rehabilitation Psychologist
  • School Psychologist
  • Social Worker
  • Sports Psychologist
  • Teacher

Career Fields Within Psychology

  • Behavioral Medicine/Health Psychology
  • Clinical and Counseling Psychology
  • Community Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology with emphases in:
  • Child Psychology
  • School Psychology
  • Educational Psychology
  • Gerontology
  • Cross-Cultural Development
  • Experimental Psychology with emphases in:
  • Statistical/Mathematical study
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Learning and Memory
  • Motivation
  • Physiological Psychology
  • Sensory and Perceptual Processes
  • Human Factors/Engineering Psychology
  • Industrial-Organizational Psychology
  • Law and Forensic Psychology
  • Neuropsychology
  • Personality
  • Social Psychology