Psychology (BA)

Psychology (BA)

Psychology is the scientific study of human behaviors and their underlying mental processes. It is a biological and social science, a scholarly discipline and a profession. The questions asked and approaches used to answer them are very diverse, ranging from those of the neuroscientist, who studies how the brain regulates behavior, to those of the industrial/organizational psychologist, who studies the behavior of organizations.

Uncommon Pursuits.

Graduates with a bachelor of arts in psychology pursue careers in a range of industries, excelling in jobs that demand deep knowledge of human biology, human behavior, communication and research.

Alumni work at:

  • American Cancer Society
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • White House
  • CBI Rehabilitation Services
  • Michigan Department of Community Health
  • Teach For America
  • University of Michigan Health System

Alumni work as:

  • Applied behavior analysts
  • College advisers
  • Family support workers
  • Health care coordinators
  • Research assistants
  • Youth care workers/specialists
  • Psychometricians

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