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Online B.S./B.A. in Psychology: Career Outlook

Explore Opportunities for Careers with Your Bachelor’s in Psychology

The online B.S./B.A. in Psychology program from Eastern Oregon University delivers the expert skills you need for career success in human services, plus the academic credential to pursue a master’s degree and the licensure required for advanced psychology careers. After completing the program, you’ll be equipped for diverse careers with your Bachelor’s in Psychology.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there is an increasing number of opportunities for careers for Bachelor’s in Psychology graduates, with some areas of the field expanding at a pace of 17 percent.1 With this growth rate, more than 71,000 new positions for social and human service assistants alone will be available by 2029.1

Rehabilitation Counselor


Rehabilitation counselors provide support to adults with disabilities so they can live healthy and meaningful lives. They connect these individuals to necessary resources and ensure they have everything they need to succeed.2

Case Manager


Case managers connect diverse individuals to resources that will help them live healthy and meaningful lives. They work directly with individuals to understand their needs and determine the programs and services that best support them.3

Additional opportunities for careers with your Bachelor’s in Psychology:

  • Substance abuse counselor
  • Behavioral disorder counselor
  • Rehabilitation specialist
  • Market researcher
  • Social service specialist
  • Probation officer
  • Career counselor
  • Psychology technician
  • Correctional treatment specialist
  • Community service manager

Get in Touch

We are here to answer any questions you may have. Contact an enrollment counselor at 855-805-5399 or complete the request for information form and we will be in touch.

Program Outcomes: Skills that Make a Difference

When you complete this program, you will be able to:

Career Support

Prepare for the role you want with the career support services offered by Eastern Oregon University. As a student and a graduate, you’ll benefit from a variety of services designed to help you stand out among employers and succeed professionally in your field.

Career Services

Eastern Oregon University Career Services offers in-person coaching and online resources to help students broaden their career choices and understand the value of their education in relation to employment. This includes outreach to all students in all academic programs, on and off campus, coupled with outreach to employers, service providers and government agencies.

Fieldwork/Practicum through EOU’s Career Services

EOU offers diverse fieldwork and practicum opportunities each term that allow students the mechanism to earn college credit tied directly to their current employment.

Career Readiness: Resume and Cover Letter Assistance

EOU Career Services has a robust collection of tutorials available to students, including information on resumes, cover letters, interview skills and soft skills.


  1. Social and Human Service Assistants. Sept. 1, 2020. Retrieved Mar. 15, 2021, from
  2. Rehabilitation Counselors. April 9, 2021. Retrieved May 20, 2021, from
  3. Average Case Manager Hourly Pay. Feb. 28, 2021. Retrieved Mar. 15, 2021, from