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What Can I Do With an Educational Psychology Degree?

Future Prospects

The human services professions are a growing area. Our majors find jobs in a wide variety including youth court advocate, human resources management, community mental health center case workers, outreach and community specialists, customer service, youth ministry, drug abuse/resistance counselors, preschool care givers, military officers, corrections and law enforcement and other areas.

Many of our graduates continue on to graduate school in counselor education or educational or school psychology.

Below is a list of potential job areas. You might note that jobs which require behavioral science majors, education-related majors, or psychology majors would be areas that your should explore when searching for a job.

Educational Psychology Employment

(Starting salary may vary by geographic area, employer job title and your work history)

Mental Health Local Government Public Schools Department of Human Resources
Case Worker
Geriatric Technician
Behavioral Technician
Program Assistant
Recreation Assistants
Court-Appointed Youth
Court Positions
Parent Educator
Family Program Aide
Teen Pregnancy Counselor Tutor
Child Welfare Worker
Adult Services Worker
Family Violence Programs Church Related Private Mental Health/ Substance Abuse Worker Nursing Homes
Domestic Abuse/ Crime Violence Aide
Child Services Worker
Youth Worker
Religious Education
Pre-Seminary Intern
Psychiatric Assistant
Substance Abuse Counselor
Social Worker (unlicensed)
Activities Coordinator
Case Manager
Adolescent Rehabilitation Program State Hospital for the Mentally Retarded Prisons Private Charitable Organization
Wilderness Counselor
Family Services Aide
Ellisville
Aides, Case Worker
Classification Specialist
Mental Health Technician
Girl Scouts
Catholic Charities
Hospice Worker Group Home Setting Business Child Advocacy Center
Hospice Worker
Group Home Setting
Business
Program Assistant
Recreation Assistants
Court-Appointed Youth
Court Positions
Parent Educator
Family Program Aide
Teen Pregnancy Counselor Tutor
Child Welfare Worker
Adult Services Worker