Job Prospects

A Dal Psychology degree tells potential employers that you are interested in people and human interactions. You should develop strong critical thinking and analytical skills through our programs, which will make you a good candidate for work in social support services and in human resources. Our programs will also prepare you to continue your education with graduate school or a professional program.

What kinds of jobs do people with undergraduate degrees in Psychology hold?

  • Community and Social Services—as coordinators, program organizers, directors
  • Human Resources—employee training, development and recruiting
  • Social Services—hospitals, group homes and halfway houses
  • Residential Care—for the developmentally disabled, deliquent and elderly
  • Student Services—admissions, residential life and activities
  • Forensic Services—corrections and intake services
  • Public Relations—market survey work
  • Managers—research laboratories in university and hospital settings