Are you interested in a career in mental health or social services? Psychology might be the program for you. The Eastern Kentucky University Psychology program offers multiple concentrations to cover a variety of potential careers. EKU offers an extensive co-op program and clinical practicum opportunities to offer a hands-on learning experience.

Degree Concentrations

Psy.D M.S. Graduate Certificate B.S. in Psychology Minor
Psychology (on campus) General Experimental Psychology (on campus) Autism Spectrum Disorders General* Psychology
Industrial and Organizational Psychology (online) Applied Behavioral Analysis Brain and Cognitive Sciences*
Applied Behavior Analysis (online) Child and Family Psychology*
Developmental Disabilities/Autism Spectrum Disorders*
Forensic Psychology*
Substance Abuse*

*on-campus or online


Job Opportunities for Graduates

  • Mental health associates (bachelor’s degree level)
  • Licensed psychological associates (master’s degree level)
  • Case managers
  • Program directors at community mental health centers and other behavioral healthcare providers across Kentucky

What are Recent Graduates Doing?

  • Employee Benefits Specialist in a human resources department
  • Inspector; Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms; Louisville, KY
  • Home Resources Coordinator for a therapeutic foster care agency, Lexington, KY
  • Graduate programs (master’s or doctoral) at Marquette University, Kent State University, University of Alabama, University of Kentucky, University of Louisville, Spalding University, EKU, Ohio University and Tennessee State University

Career Outlook

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On campus:
Psychology Department
Online Psychology Degrees & Certificates
Graduate Program Coordinators