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After MMC

Whatever you want to do after college, a B.A. in Psychology will equip you with the experience and understanding to thrive in the complex, 21st-century world. 

Psychology majors can start careers in research, management, analysis, human resources, or education. Often our students pursue advanced and professional degrees in psychology, counseling, and rehabilitation.

Career Direction

Graduates with a B.A. in Psychology may begin in such positions as management trainee, research manager, statistical analyst, personnel officer, counselor trainee, or psychiatric aide.

Graduate Studies

Master’s Programs

Students who wish to pursue graduate study after MMC find a number of job opportunities in social work, school psychology, forensic psychology, college counseling, and rehabilitation therapy. A degree in any one of these fields leads directly to a specific area of employment in schools, hospitals, civil service, and the private sector.

Alumni have been accepted to master’s-level programs throughout the country and at many New York area schools, including Smith College, Fordham University, Yeshiva University, Hunter College, New York University, and Columbia University Teachers College.

Doctoral Programs

Students who wish to pursue a Ph.D. or Psy.D. may undertake study in research, clinical psychology, or applied fields, such as the growing field of organizational psychology which combines the areas of personnel and management with the study of counseling psychology, social psychology, and cognitive psychology.

MMC alumni have been accepted into doctoral programs in research, clinical, forensics, environmental, or organizational programs at schools such as Columbia University, CUNY Graduate Center, Yeshiva University, New York University, Northwestern University, State University at Buffalo, Hofstra University, State University at Albany, Adelphi University, and Pace University.


Faces of MMC

  • <span class="lw_profiles_image" style="float: left;"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/profiles/827-petra-stofkova"><img src="/live/image/gid/110/width/215/src_region/283,195,520,433/7421_1069250_634078306611958_1419204671_n.jpg" alt="Petra Stofkova" title="Petra Stofkova" class="lw_image" width="215"/></a></span></span><div class="lw_profiles_103 styled-link"><p> The Psychology Department at MMC is not a regular college department; it becomes your home. The department provides you with support, enthusiasm, encouragement, and above all, the most amazing opportunities to grow and gain a deeper understanding of your passions, as well as yourself.</p></div> <div class="lw_profiles_name"><a href="/live/profiles/827-petra-stofkova">Petra Stofkova</a></div><div class="lw_profiles_104"><p> Class of 2013, Major in <a href="/departments/psychology/requirements.php">Psychology</a></p></div>
  • <span class="lw_profiles_image" style="float: left;"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/profiles/828-michelle-london"><img src="/live/image/gid/110/width/215/src_region/0,0,457,457/7422_meet_michelle___get2knowagriffin___youtube.jpg" alt="Michelle London" title="Michelle London" class="lw_image" width="215"/></a></span></span><div class="lw_profiles_103 styled-link"><p> “I like the availability of the professors whenever you need their help. The size of the department also adds to the support system that the faculty already provides.”</p></div> <div class="lw_profiles_name"><a href="/live/profiles/828-michelle-london">Michelle London</a></div><div class="lw_profiles_104"><p> Class of 2013, Major in <a href="/departments/psychology/requirements.php">Psychology</a></p></div>