OFFICE: Percival Hall - Room B02
CONTACTS: Diane Sweeney (978) 665-3355 or Gail Feckley (978) 665-3241
The Psychological Science Program at Fitchburg State University is designed to educate students in the scientific study of the mind and human behavior. Students study theoretical explanations of human behavior as well as the methods employed in psychological research. Students develop skills in research methods, data analysis, scientific writing, and interpersonal communication. The knowledge and skills gained from this program prepare students for graduate study in related fields and/ or careers in many areas including research, business, and social services.
The career choices for the psychological science graduate are very broad. The critical thinking, quantitative, and writing skills that are developed in the psychological science major prepare graduates for a variety of careers, including human services, human resources, marketing, advertising, and sales among others. Many students also pursue advanced degrees in psychology and related disciplines in areas such as developmental, cognitive, biological, industrial/organizational, social, and clinical/counseling psychology. These graduate programs can lead to careers in human resources, mental health and school guidance counseling, teaching, and research.
HOW TO APPLY
For more information and to apply, go to www.fitchburgstate.edu/admissions.
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