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What do Dickinson psychology majors do after they graduate?
In a recent survey of over 100 psychology major graduates from Dickinson, 79% of respondents reported finding jobs immediately following the completion of their degree. Thirty-two percent pursued graduate school in the semester following their graduation.
In the last ten years, what types of graduate programs have alumni pursued?
Behavior Analysis: 6%
Other Applied: 2%
Education/Special Education: 13%
Medical School: 8%
Social Work: 6%
Other (ex. Humanities, Public Affairs, etc.): 8%
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What job fields do Dickinson psychology majors end up working in?
Educational Applications: 26%
Human Services Emphasis: 25%
Business Emphasis: 25%
Scientific Applications (Research or Medicine): 7%
Behavior Analysis: 5%
Criminal Justice/Forensic Psychology: 2%
For more information about the paths Dickinson alumni have pursued, go to
the *Career Center's webpage*.