Alumni Careers

WSU Psychology graduates have gone on to a wide variety of successful careers with employers ranging from government to private businesses to institutions of higher education. Here are lists of some recent graduates’ job titles, employers and graduate schools they’ve attended.

Job Titles

  • Adult Mental Health Rehabilitation Worker
  • Behavior Counselor
  • Behavior Therapist
  • Business Analyst
  • Children’s Mental Health Case Worker
  • Corrections Officer
  • Corrections Therapist
  • Cytogenetic Tech
  • Day Treatment Program Aide
  • Family Therapist
  • Hospice Director
  • Human Resources
  • Independent Living Skills Coach
  • Intelligence Operations
  • Medical interpreter
  • Mental Health Coordinator
  • Paralegal
  • Paraprofessional in Autistic Classroom
  • Personal Advocate
  • Pharmaceutical sales
  • Professor
  • Program Coordinator
  • Program Director
  • Rehab Counselor
  • Research Associate
  • Research Coordinator
  • Researcher
  • Sales Supervisor
  • School Counselor
  • School Psychologist
  • Social Worker
  • Special Ed Supervisor
  • Therapeutic Behavior Specialist
  • Treatment Director

Employers

  • Arena Pharmaceuticals
  • US Airforce
  • Best Buy
  • Cargill
  • Dept. of Veterans Affairs
  • Fairview Medical
  • Family & Children’s Center
  • Fastenal
  • Gillette Children’s Hospital
  • Hiawatha Homes
  • KinderCare
  • Lutheran Social Services
  • Mayo Clinic
  • Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation
  • Minnesota Autism Center
  • MN Dept of Corrections
  • MN Dept. of Health
  • MN Heart Institute
  • MN Workforce Center
  • NIMH
  • Olmsted County
  • Regions Hospital
  • United Health System
  • Various School Districts
  • Washington Corrections
  • Wells Fargo
  • Winona State
  • Yale University
  • Zumbro Valley Mental Health

 Graduate Programs

  • Boston College
  • Bowling Green
  • Central Michigan University
  • Chicago School of Professional Psychology
  • Colorado State
  • DePaul University
  • Duke
  • Illinois State University
  • Marquette University
  • Maryland College of Medicine
  • Montana State
  • MSU Mankato\
  • Northeastern University
  • Northwestern
  • Roosevelt University
  • University of Alabama
  • University of Cal
  • University of Indiana
  • University of Iowa
  • University of Kansas
  • University of MN
  • University of Nebraska
  • University of Oregon
  • University of South Dakota
  • University of St. Thomas
  • UW LaCrosse
  • UW Madison
  • UW Milwaukee
  • UW Stout
  • Wichita State