Graduate Study

Many of our PSYC Terps choose to continue their education by going to graduate school after graduating from the University of Maryland. Whether you choose to earn a B.S. or a B.A. in Psychology, there are many graduate schools and opportunities available in the field of psychology. Some include:

--Clinical Psychology

--Counseling Psychology

--Industrial-Organizational Psychology

--Cognitive Psychology or Neuropsychology

--Developmental Psychology

--School Psychology

--School Counseling

--Social Work


Additionally, many students choose to use their degree in psychology to pursue alternative but still related fields. These can include:

--Medical/Nursing/Physician's Assistant school

--Law School

--Occupational Therapy or Physical Therapy

--Business/Marketing fields

--Psychology research

--Government-related fields


Whatever your interest, the Department of Psychology wants to make sure that you find the options that are best for you! In the Office of Undergraduate Studies, advisors can help you with career development. In particular, Dr. Kevin McGann is a trained career counselor and often meets with psychology majors for career counseling services and career planning assistance. The American Psychological Association also has a great set of resources for psychology graduates looking to apply to graduate school. For more information, click here.