Your Future in Psychology

Your Future in Psychology


“I have learned Bloomsburg’s psychology program is way ahead of any other school, and there is nothing in graduate school that has been a surprise to me. Bloomsburg’s psychology program has put me way ahead of the other students I have had class with,” Paul Estes ‘12

No matter where you are in your college career it's never too early to start planning for your next step. In the psychology department, about one-third of our students seek employment right after college, about one-third go on to graduate programs in psychology and another one-third go on to graduate programs in other fields. In addition to utilizing the resources provided here, students are strongly encouraged to discuss career options with their faculty advisor.

What can I do with psychology?

Get advice from alumni ...

Psychology Seven alums representing various psychology disciplines shared their expertise and provided valuable advice to undergraduates during the Psychology Career and Graduate School Symposium in this past spring. The symposium was sponsored by the Psychology Association. Presenters included:

  • Lisa Scott McCracken, M.A. in clinical psychology, president of Holleran Research and Consulting in Mountville
  • Julie Cerrito, M.A., elementary school counselor in Berwick, pursuing Ph.D. in counselor education and supervision at Penn State
  • Andrew Corbin, B.A., therapeutic recreation department at Danville State Hospital
  • Loretta Swank, B.A., child advocate at the Bloomsburg Women’s Center
  • Megan DeCarolis, M.S. in school psychology, pursuing education specialist degree at Philadelphia School of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Tracy Timian, B.A., pursuing Ed.S. at Rider University
  • Jenna Keppel, B.A., TSS worker at Pennsylvania MENTOR Recovery Coach, NHS Extended Acute Care, Pursuing mental health counseling master’s at Kutztown University