Life after Lawrence with a psychology education can look as many ways as you can imagine. Psychology students often find their way towards a niche for a career pathway or field of advanced study through specialized courses and self-designed research projects.

Whether your passion is helping others through therapeutic avenues, getting clinical in a medical field, or anything that requires understanding of your fellow humans, a psychology education will get you there.

Lawrentians can go on to pursue careers in mental health, law, medicine, social work, research, economics, finance, campaign managing, counseling, psychology, consulting, education (secondary and higher education), and research administration.

They can also earn advanced degrees in psychology, clinical psychology, educational psychology, business/management (MBA), nursing, english, and social work.

Examples of recent employers

  • Thrivent Financial
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Behavioral Dimensions
  • Medtronic
  • Regional Parkinson's Center

Examples of recent graduate programs

  • Yale
  • University of Wisconsin
  • University of Chicago
  • Northwestern
  • Washington University
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