Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Outcomes & Careers

ODU Psychology graduates are prepared to enter the workforce in a number of fields, including social services, education and business. 

Graduates may also continue their studies at the graduate level, either in Psychology or a related area, to pursue careers in clinical, education, hospital, social service or other setting.

Students in ODU’s Psychology program will develop:
  • Knowledge of the scientific nature of psychology and of the scientific method as it is used in psychology.
  • Critical thinking skills.
  • The ability to use experimental methods and basic statistics.
  • An appreciation of the psychological dimension of human experience and the dignity of the person.
  • An appreciation of the ethical obligations of psychologists.
Graduates of are prepared for careers in a variety of fields, including:
  • Business
  • Criminal Justice / Law Enforcement
  • Education
  • Human Resources
  • Mental Health
  • Psychological Testing
  • Research
  • Sales
  • Social Services
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