Prepare yourself for a variety of career and graduate study options with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology.
In the Castleton University Psychology program, you will learn through the critique of classical and contemporary research and build your skill set through designing, conducting, and successfully presenting your scientific research.
Graduates of Castleton’s Psychology program have gone on to successful careers in different fields, including psychology, law, business, medicine, and social work. Others have furthered their education at the graduate level through Castleton University’s Master of Arts in School Psychology or other degree programs.
The benefits of a Psychology degree extend beyond your career aspirations. You will also gain personal insight by evaluating your unique interests, abilities, and life goals.
Highlights of the Psychology Degree
- All students complete an independent psychology research study
- Honors Program for students interested in pursuing advanced research under the close supervision of a faculty member
Career Opportunities with a Psychology Degree
Graduates of Castleton’s Psychology Program have successful careers in a variety of fields, including psychology, law, business, medicine and social work. Many pursue graduate level education.
Employment opportunities for psychologists are projected to grow by 14 percent from 2018-2028, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
A degree in Psychology can lead to a variety of careers, according to Top Universities. Those opportunities include:
- Educational psychologist
- Human resource manager
- Social work
Student Research in Psychology
In addition to completing a research project as part of the major, students may complete additional independent studies, collaborate with faculty, and complete an honors thesis.
Psychology students have presented their research at regional, national, and international academic conferences. In addition, Castleton Psychology students can receive funding for research projects through the faculty-student research fund at Castleton.