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Psychology

What can I do with this major?

Related Career Titles​
Search for potential careers/jobs with these position titles.​​

  • Community Care Worker
  • Administrative Specialist
  • Mental Health Technician
  • Program Assistant
  • Research Assistant
  • Protective Services Specialist
  • Licensed Professional Counselor*
  • Psychologist*
  • Behavioral Technician
  • Case Manager*
  • Client Services Manager
  • Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor*
  • Health Information Technician
  • Community Relations
  • Animal Cruelty Officer
  • Youth Worker
  • Client Advocate
  • Community Outreach Coordinator
  • Health Educator
  • Mental Health Worker
  • Market Researcher
  • Legislative Analyst
  • Academic Adviser
  • Volunteer Services Manager
  • Community Supervision Officer
  • Patient Advocate
  • Psychiatric Nurse*
  • Activities Coordinator
  • Recruiter
  • Human Services Technician

*These positions likely require a professional degree or certification beyond Bachelors.

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What is Psychology?

The Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology teaches students to master skills in research, project development, analysis, and presentation of findings. Graduates who earn a Bachelor of Science in Psychology demonstrate an understanding of the major concepts, discoveries, and historical trends in psychology.​


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Professional Organizations

Affiliate yourself with groups to network and learn about the field:

  • Psi Chi Honor Society - Psychology Honor Society(UHD)
  • Psychology Club (UHD)
  • Texas Psychological Association
  • Texas Counseling Association
  • American Psychology Association

Graduate School Considerations *Programs not offered at UHD

  • Master of Education in Counseling*
  • Master of Science in Clinical Psychology*
  • Master of Art in Psychology*
  • Juris Doctorate (Law School)*
  • Master of Arts in Non-profit Management
  • Master of Arts in Teaching
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Public Policy*
  • Master of Science in Technical Communication
  • Master of Science in Criminal Justice
  • Masters of Education in Higher Education

Community Partnerships

Research local organizations offering internships/field experiences to students pursuing a Psychology degree.

  • USDA/ARS Children's Nutrition Research Center
  • DePelchin Children’s Center
  • St. Luke’s Episcopal Health System
  • Crisis Intervention of Houston, Inc.
  • Mona Mentors Community Agency, Inc.
  • Neighborhood Centers
  • The Dēmos Center for the Public Sector
  • Houston Zoo
  • Catholic Charities
  • The Bridge
  • Mercer Society
  • Mothers Against Drunk Driving
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • M.D. Anderson
  • Interfaith Ministries
  • Planned Parenthood


  • The Council on Recovery
  • The Center
  • St. Vincent de Paul
  • CHOSEN Clinic
  • Covenant House
  • The Arbor School
  • VITAS Healthcare of TX
  • Aldine Y.O.U.T.H
  • SEARCH Homeless Center
  • NAMI
  • HAWC
  • Bering Omega
  • A-Med Hospice
  • ACLU of Texas
  • Allied-THA
  • Free the Captives!

Last updated 3/24/2022 9:38 AM