Department of Psychology Alumni

Successful Alumni

Our majors are admitted into many different graduate programs for psychology and other related fields, including mental health, clinical psychology, social work, pre-med, developmental psychology, counseling psychology, public health, social psychology, education, physical therapy, I/O psychology and law.

Recent graduates have enrolled in programs at institutions such as Columbia University, Pepperdine University, Temple University, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Drexel University, University of Texas at Austin, George Washington University, Mercer University, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Wright Institute, University of Southern California, Arcadia University, Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Long Island University, Old Dominion University, Chatham University, Emory University, University of Washington, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, Georgia State University, Argosy University, University of Connecticut, and the University of Chicago.

In addition to entering graduate school, our majors have started careers in many different fields. We believe this reflects the quality of our students, the comprehensive nature of our curriculum, and the flexibility of the psychology major.  Some examples of our proud graduates and their diverse careers include:

  • A. Wade Boykins, Ph.D., was the director of the Graduate Psychology program at Howard University
  • Danielle Driver was Miss Black New Jersey in 2008 and a special education teacher in New York City
  • Jade Calhoun was an Electrical Officer in the United States Navy
  • Jessica McCullough was a kindergarten teacher in North Carolina
  • Anthony Chambers, Ph.D., was a faculty member in the Psychology Department at Northwestern University
  • Brandon Starkes was a Services Ward 4 Liaison with the mayor of Washington D.C.'s Office of Community Relations¬†
  • Kourtney Bostick was a Counterterrorism Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Paige Davis was an elementary school teacher in Washington D.C. through the Teach for America program
  • Kristen Williams was a Mental Health Case Manager in Georgia
  • Dominique Young founded Project Dream Big Inc., a special mentoring program for children
  • Chaka Williams was a contractor for the U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • Lynleigh Johnson was a Human Resources Administrator for the Smithsonian National Zoological Park