Psychology embraces all aspects of the human experience — from the functions of the brain to the behavior of nations, from child development to elder care.
As a psychology major at Kean, you develop an understanding of the emotional and mental processes that underlie human nature. You will develop critical thinking, communication and problem-solving skills as you learn about human development, animal behavior and social groups.
Graduates gain nuanced insight into how the mind works, and go on to careers from the classroom to the boardroom. You can build a professional network through internship placements, and add a minor in fields such as criminal justice, communication, or women's and gender studies.
Kean psychology graduates succeed in fields including human resources, advertising, government and more.
Kean's community service culture is heavily embedded in the University's standards. Those institutional values have made me feel more welcome. I’ve been able to grow through my Kean experience, both professionally and in the classroom."
Kean psychology graduates move on to exciting careers, or graduate study, in a diverse range of fields.
- Advertising analyst
- Forensic psychologist
- Human resource manager
- Consumer insights specialist
- Market researcher
And so much more!
Employment for psychologists is projected to increase by 2026, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
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