Where can your Assumption psychology degree take you?

A degree in psychology can prepare you for a wide variety of career paths.  Students with a degree in psychology are known for their strong communication skills, understanding of human behavior, problem-solving skills, and ability to collect, organize, analyze, and interpret data and information.  Students can immediately enter the work force in psychology-related direct service jobs or use their skills in business, communication, administrative support, or retail.  Students also are prepared to pursue graduate training in psychology-related fields or other disciplines.  These are some examples of the career paths of a sampling of recent students.

Outcomes: Workforce

Chelsea Gilson
Psychology '10
Communications: Blogger, Host, Actress, Casting Director, Film Scout for Ostrow and Company
Jillian Cordiner
Psychology '07
Biotechnology: Lab Specialist II at Shire H, Boston, Massachusetts
Makenzie Tonnelli
Research Assistant, Department of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Melanie Hentz
Psychology '12
Office & Info Hub Coordinator, Campus Life at Wentworth Institute of Technology
Christina deMello
Psychology '09
Office Coordinator at Steward Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts

Outcomes: Graduate Study

Erin Fitzgerald
Psychology '12
Masters in Counseling Psychology, Assumption College
Ryan Glode
Psychology '12
Masters in Counseling Psychology, Assumption College
Robert DiGiammarino
Psychology '12
Psy.D. in Psychology, Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology
Cathryn Cortesa
Psychology '10
PhD in Developmental Psychology, University of Nebraska
Trevor Ruff
Psychology '12
Law School, Florida State University College of Law, Member of the Dispute Resolution Competition Team
Kathleen McGovern
Psychology '03
Law School, New England School of Law
Megan Evangelista
Psychology '12
Masters in Administration of Higher Education, Suffolk University

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