General Psychology: Program Definition & Degrees

Group Psychology Session

What is General Psychology?

At The Chicago School, we define General Psychology as a field concerned with creating coherence among psychology’s diverse specialties by incorporating multiple perspectives from psychology’s subdisciplines into research, theory, and practice.

History of General Psychology at The Chicago School

The Chicago School has been an innovator in the field of psychology since 1979. Our General Psychology programs are led by accomplished and highly supportive faculty, who bring their clinical, applied research, and community-based expertise to each course. Students develop a foundational and multicultural understanding of psychology in order to work in a variety of professional settings. The General Psychology programs can also be a strong stepping-stone to doctoral study.

Degrees in General Psychology offered at The Chicago School

Our Psychology programs are available in many degree formats, including Bachelor’s, Master’s, Doctorate and Certificate levels.

General Psychology Programs & Concentrations

Careers in General Psychology

The Chicago School’s Psychology programs are offered in multiple degree formats with a variety of concentrations and specializations.

Public and Private Sector Employers:

  • Hospitals and Community-Based Clinics
  • Social and Human Services Agencies
  • Law Enforcement Agencies
  • Accountable Care Organizations
  • Public and Private Schools
  • Community Colleges
  • Corporate Wellness Centers
  • Business, Marketing, and HR
  • Local, State and Federal Government
  • Nonprofit Organizations

Psychology Job Titles:

  • Social Services Administrator
  • Healthcare Coordinator
  • Researcher
  • Data Analyst
  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Counselor
  • Youth Development and Child Advocate
  • Therapist
  • Organizational Consultant
  • Teacher
  • Policy Analyst
  • College Instructor
  • Market Researcher
  • Human Resources Manager