Industrial-organizational psychology application of psychological concepts and practices to a company or organization and its workforce. That means industrial-organizational psychologists help companies by improving hiring and promotion strategies, training and development and much more.
Choosing a psychology major can prepare you for diverse career paths. It goes beyond human services and may open doors in business, education and government. This major is valuable for roles that require understanding human behavior and social interactions.
With a degree in psychology, you will use core skills such as research, decision-making and communication to work in a vast array of fields, including business, counseling, human resources and many more. Use your degree level and interests to help narrow down which of these careers is right for you.
After facing accessibility challenges at other schools, Heather Schey enrolled at Southern New Hampshire University, where she earned her BA in Human Services. She now works to help people with disabilities live independently and advocates for accessible public transportation in Rhode Island.