The psychology major at Elon presents the principles, methods and research findings of the field of psychology. Students in the major learn and practice sound research methods and are given many opportunities for exploring the breadth of the content areas in psychology.
Students with a bachelor’s degree in psychology have many career options. Some students enter fields such as law enforcement, court counseling, daycare, group home counseling, business and entry level positions in mental health. Others go on to graduate school in a variety of programs including clinical, counseling or school psychology, social work, special education, law and many others. Psychology majors receive both a liberal arts education and practice in the skills of research, professional writing and speaking, and are therefore prepared for a variety of careers.