In a recent alumni survey, 62% of psychology graduates reported that they had gone on for further education
Because some students did not respond or could not be located, a conservative estimate is that 20% go on to graduate school, a percentage higher than the national average
What are examples of graduate schools attended by KWU Psychology Majors?
Fort Hays State University Pennsylvania St. University Friends University Washington Univ., St. Louis SWT, San Marcos, TX Emporia State University Kansas State University Capella University University of Nevada, Reno Washburn University University of Memphis Kansas University
What are areas of specialization in which KWU Psychology Majors have earned graduate degrees?
Social Psychology Political Psychology Developmental Psychology Clinical Psychology Addictions Counseling Industrial Psychology Masters of Business Administration School Psychology Marriage and Family Therapy Sports Psychology Masters of Divinity Social Work Human Factors/ Engineering Psychology Counseling and Educational Psychology Professional Counseling
What are some sample job titles of KWU Psychology Majors?
Soccer Coach Social Worker Neurologist Hospice Worker School Social Worker Case Manager Basketball Coach Food Bank Manager Probation Officer Substance Abuse Counselor Mental Health Case Manager Pastor Gemologist Therapist Mental Health Professional School Counselor Director of After-School Programs Retail Manager Administrative Coordinator Physician’s Assistant Grant Writer Lead Family Consultant Staff Development Specialist Elementary School Teacher Corrections Counselor Second Language Resource Specialist Substance Abuse Program Coordinator Director of Human Resources
What are some of the specific job skills that KWU Psychology Majors and Minors can acquire and include on their resumes?
The Psychology Club is an organization open to any and all KWU students with an interest in psychology.
The purpose of the Psych Club (affectionately called the PsyCoyotes) is to build community and connect students with one another, with the faculty and staff, and with psychology-related activities and opportunities in both the Psychology Program and the entire KWU campus.
Psi Chi is the National Honor Society in Psychology. Because of our department size, we do not have a local Psi Chi chapter, but with faculty sponsorship, students can participate in all Psi Chi events at regional and national conferences.
Mentoring Our faculty make a sincere effort to act as mentors to our students
Senior Exit Interviews with the KWU Assessment Committee indicate that students (both advisees and otherwise) mention psychology faculty as having a positive impact on their educational experience and personal growth.
Career Planning Faculty provide formal and informal information about career opportunities and preparation for graduate school.
Be sure to ask these crucial questions when you visit other schools. The answers you receive will enable you to choose the psychology department that will be the best fit for you .
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