Results and Outcomes

Professional decision-making today must not rely on “gut instinct” alone, but must also be data driven. A bachelor’s degree in psychology provides important training in research and its application and can lead to numerous careers in human and community service, health/medicine/biotech, education and a wide range of other fields.

Psychology graduates from Saint Joseph’s are no exception. They have gone on to successful careers on many levels. Some of the positions recent graduates have accepted include:

  • Applied Behavior Analysis Instructor
  • Mental Health Technician
  • Associate Project Manager
  • Marketing Coordinator
  • Teacher
  • Community Integration Specialist
  • Research Assistant
  • Logistics Administrator
  • Production Coordinator
  • Social Worker

Well-known businesses continue to recruit and hire Saint Joseph’s psychology graduates on an annual basis. Among the more recent are Bristol-Myers Squibb, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Johnson & Johnson and Principia Consulting.

Other students choose to take their education to the next level and enter graduate school. Recent undergraduates have gone on to further study at, among other institutions, Columbia University, Duke University and New York University.

Psychology graduates are able to apply their education to a variety of fields in corporate and health-centered setting and beyond. In the most recent survey year (2010)[1], the average starting salary for a Saint Joseph’s psychology graduate was $37,500.

Chosen Career Paths

[1] Based on 3 respondents to CDC survey