Psychology

Career Options

Your Quincy Psychology degree puts you in a distinctive group of successful graduates. A full 98% of Quincy graduates seeking admission to graduate school have been accepted to programs in such areas as Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, Human Services, Law, and Business. Other graduates have chosen to find employment in criminal justice, human resources, law enforcement, and social service agencies. Here's a snapshot of programs our alumni have successfully completed:
  • Pacific Graduate School of Psychology (Ph.D.)
  • Duke University (Ph.D.)
  • Eastern Illinois University School of Developmental Psychology (Ph.D.)
  • Illinois School of Professional Psychology (Psy.D.)
  • Adler School of Professional Psychology (Psy.D.)
  • Loyola University School of Law (J.D.)
  • St. Louis University School of Law (J.D.)
  • St Louis University School of Social Work (MSW)
  • Marquette University (M.S.)

Many Quincy Psychology students pursue a double major in Criminal Justice with a goal of pursuing a career in the growing fields of law enforcement, forensics, criminology, and law. Students have also combined Psychology with such areas as:
  • Biology or Chemistry, pursuing careers in physical or occupational therapy or medicine
  • Theology, pursuing careers in pastoral counseling
  • Business, pursuing careers in industrial/organizational psychology, personnel management, or marketing
  • Art, pursuing careers in art therapy
  • Education, pursuing careers in teaching and school counseling

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