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Career Outcomes & Job Titles

People who choose an online general psychology degree are often pursuing research or upper-level positions in research, assessment, and analysis with higher education, credentialing, or accrediting agencies.

Potential Employment Settings

  • Community college
  • Community counseling center
  • Government — local, state, federal
  • Hospital
  • Human resources department
  • Land-based or online college or university
  • Law enforcement
  • Market research firm
  • Mental health clinic
  • Nonprofit organization
  • P—12 public/private school
  • Residential care facility
  • Social service agency

Common Job Titles/Positions*

  • Academic advisor
  • Adjunct or part-time faculty
  • Behavioral health specialist
  • Care coordinator
  • Case manager
  • Child protective services specialist
  • Clinical specialist
  • Employee assistance program specialist
  • Employment specialist
  • Instructor
  • Intake counselor
  • Mental health worker
  • Program coordinator
  • Social services worker
  • Supervised visitation coordinator
  • Victim's advocate

*These examples are intended to serve as a general guide. Many factors determine what position an individual may attain, and Capella can't guarantee a graduate will secure any specific job title.