Students in WPI’s Psychological Science program examine the mind from various viewpoints to understand how people think and behave in different situations. Students learn about and engage in scientific research in classrooms and with faculty mentors in their research laboratories. The program’s interdisciplinary and global approach allows students to work closely with each other and faculty in a collaborative and encouraging atmosphere.

Sample Companies that have Hired WPI Psychology Graduates

BitSight Technologies, Inc.
UnitedHealth Group
Counseling & Assessment Clinic of Worcester

Sample Graduate Schools

University of North Carolina - Charlotte
Average Starting Salary:
$52,500 (2015)
Learn more about Psychology at WPI.
Sample Job Titles:
Pilot Trainee
Operations Leadership Development Program
Sample Major Qualifying Projects:
Cross-Cultural Social Tuning in Morocco and the U.S.
Utilizing Adult Learning Theory in Online Classrooms
The Motivations of Social Tuning: Perspective Taking and Affiliatative Motivation
Art for the Disabled
Improving U.S. Foster Care Service Allocation

Program Tracking Sheets

The Program Tracking Sheets help WPI students to plan and track progress toward their degree. Academic Advising has created tracking sheets for each major and graduation year.

Career Outcomes & Salary Data

The Career Development Center (CDC) has compiled a list of resources to help you learn about salary expectations and companies that have hired recent graduates, including the Post-Graduation Report for WPI's most recent graduating class.