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The psychology major is a comprehensive degree that prepares students to succeed in work and life within the fields of mental, social, and behavioral health, or beyond.

Mental, Social, and Behavioral Health

Many of our students advance into graduate studies and, eventually, into professional practices as psychologists, counselors, marriage and family therapists, social workers, and other licensing professions traditionally associated with a degree in psychology.

Other Careers and Job Opportunities

With a B.A. in psychology, the majority of our students have applied themselves in professions of all kinds, either directly or with further education. Here are examples of many professional roles and occupations in nonprofit and for-profit settings where you will find our psychology graduates:

  • Addictions, Detention, Substance Abuse and Rehabilitation Counselors
  • Agency Specialists and Directors
  • Animal Trainers and Researchers
  • Attorneys
  • Bank Managers
  • Business owners and Entrepreneurs
  • Community Organizers and City Planners
  • Government and Law-Enforcement Agents
  • Human Resource Specialists
  • Life-Coaches and Personal Trainers
  • Medical Doctors and Physician Assistants
  • Ministers, Missionaries, and Pastors
  • Military Officers
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Pharmaceutical Representatives
  • Political Campaign Representatives
  • Psychiatric Technicians
  • Psychometrists
  • School Teachers or Principals
  • Social Services Case Workers
  • Speech Therapists or Pathologists

Cedarville's psychology students learn to think biblically and critically about human behaviors across genders, cultures, and ages and to relate psychological principles to everyday life and work. There are six dedicated tracks that you can choose from to focus your studies:

  • Child and Family Studies
  • Comprehensive Counseling
  • Cross-Cultural Psychology (incl. internship and studies abroad)
  • Health Psychology and Addictions
  • Neuroscience
  • Research

Psychology

Cedarville's Department of Psychology will encourage you to think biblically and critically about human behavior across genders, cultures, and ages.