Career Placement - Psychology



Ph.D. students between 2011 and 2016

Employed In-field Employed Out-of-field Continuing Education Seeking
93% 0% 0% 2%

Response rate: 98%

National Employment Statistics The National Science Board (NSB) infographic tool showing long-term career trajectories showing the diverse possibilities for this discipline.


Master's students between 2011 and 2016

Employed In-field Employed Out-of-field Continuing Education Seeking
22% 11% 59% 7%

Response rate: 98%


Roles and Workspace for 2017 Ph.D. and masters graduates

  2-year college/community college 4-year college/master's university For-profit company: Health For-profit company: Information Technology For-profit company: Retail Government Research university Other
Creative work         1      
Faculty 1              
Policy/Analysis           1    
Postdoc   1       1    
Research Staff     1 1        
Sales/Marketing         1      
Student Services   1            
Other             2 2

* The above data is based on data from an employment survey completed within 6 months after graduation. If the percentages do not add up to 100%, the remaining graduates were not seeking employment at the 6 month mark.