Psychology Career Success

Why Psychology?

The greatest strength of a psychology degree is the enormous variety of career paths that are available to graduates. With 56 different divisions within the American Psychological Association (APA), the field where a degree in psychology can be applied is very broad.

Why Psychology at Champlain?

In keeping with the eminent practicality of all of Champlain's programs, the Psychology major at Champlain has been designed to be diverse, practical and applicable to a wide spectrum of professional fields such as counseling/clinical psychology, sports, forensic or child psychology, human resources, guidance, teaching, various positions in business or the military, law enforcement or any number of others positions within the wide range of psychology-related professions.

Within six months after graduation, job placement rates for Psychology majors from the class of 2017 are impressive. 100% are employed or continuing their education and 94% of those employed are in positions relevant to their career goals.

Champlain Psychology Graduates Are Ready.

In addition to the extensive career-focused programs and support offered College-wide, each of Champlain's majors features learning opportunities and programs that help our students create highly marketable resumes.

Highlights include:

  • All members of the Psychology faculty are professionals in their field, which is an essential factor in our students getting the most cutting-edge and applied psychology education possible.
  • Psychology majors work closely with upper-level Psychology students in a peer-mentoring system to help explore career options. 
  • As an upper-level student, Psychology students take a highly disciplined approach to creating a customized psychology curriculum around their career goals.
  • Psychology majors have wonderful and varied internship opportunities which include professional and/or research positions.