BA in Psychology

Why Major in Psychology?

The BA in Psychology at Eastern University is a unique program which emphasizes the aspects of psychology which are closely linked to the social sciences and are clinical/counseling-oriented. Students have the opportunity to work closely with faculty members and take upper-level courses in areas such as the history and systems of psychology, psychology of gender, and cross-cultural psychology.

Eastern psychology alumni have careers in individual behavioral modification programs, pre-school and daycare centers, tutoring and recreational programs, crisis intervention agencies, human resources, social welfare and community counseling programs. Others have worked as social service caseworkers, public health managers, residential care workers, and therapeutic support workers. Alumni have continued to graduate school to study, for example, art/movement/music therapy, marriage and family therapy, and school psychology.