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Psychology graduates possess good research and writing skills and are good problem solvers. Our courses apply to a variety of careers. With further study, many find jobs in public affairs, education, business, sales, service industries, health industries, computer programming or administrative support. Kirkwood can help you explore your career options by providing exciting experiences in and out of the classroom to help you determine the best path for you.
Career Coach is a fantastic resource for exploring your career options in psychology. Get access to the most current data on beginning, average and upper salaries for positions right here in Iowa. You’ll also be linked to current employment postings, as well as associated education and training information.
AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION
Interested in a psychology career? At the two-year program level, psychology is a great foundation for careers in education, human services, criminology, criminal justice, gerontology, nursing and many more! Students interested in a career in psychology are prepared through general education courses in the liberal arts to transfer for their bachelor's degree in psychology. Many professional careers in psychology require graduate degrees. For more information on careers in psychology, check out the American Psychological Association’s website.