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Careers


Build a Solid Foundation for a Future in Psychology, Counseling, or Mental Health

With an undergraduate degree in Psychology, you will be equipped for success in a wide array of professional settings including case management, advocacy, clinical and experimental/neuroscience research, counseling, and business. Psychology is one of the most popular undergraduate degrees today, given the wide range of career outcomes available. The Bachelor of Science in Psychology degree program at the University of Bridgeport will give you the knowledge-base, mentorship, and skill sets needed for a successful career in fields related to human thought, behavior, and cognition. It can help students secure jobs in areas such as:

  • State departments of mental health or youth services
  • The criminal justice system
  • Human resources departments within companies
  • Local agencies on aging
  • Crisis centers
  • Hospitals
  • Schools
  • Women’s health and rehabilitation programs

Preparation for Future Studies


The University of Bridgeport offers a variety of programs that allow you to easily continue your studies in UB’s School of Arts and Sciences, as well as in UB’s School of Education and College of Public and International Affairs. Popular selections include the following degrees:

Graduate School Options


The B.S. Psychology degree program at UB will help prepare you for a wide range of Graduate School options (both at the M.A./M.S. and Ph.D./Psy.D. level) in areas such as:

  • Counseling
  • Education
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Experimental (Social, Cognitive and Developmental) Psychology
  • Educational/School Psychology
  • Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • Law School
  • Social Work