Graduate School

Of all the 1986-2013 alumni who responded to a survey in the summer of 2014, 73% (275/377) answered "yes" to the question "Have you ever enrolled in school again?"

Our students have attended a wide variety of graduate institutions, including:

 
  • The American University
  • American School of Professional Psychology
  • Arizona State University
  • Boston College
  • Brown University
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
  • University of Chile
  • Columbia University
  • University of Denver
  • Drexel University
  • Duquesne University
  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • University of Florida
  • The George Washington University
  • George Mason University
  • Goucher College
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • University of Kentucky
  • Lancaster University, UK
  • Loyola University of MD
  • Marymount University
  • University of Maryland (UMD School of Social Work, UMD School of Medicine, UMCP, UMBC, UMUC, UMB)
   

  • McDaniel College
  • Michigan State University
  • University of Minnesota
  • UNC Chapel Hill
  • New Mexico State University
  • New York University
  • Nova Southeastern University
  • The Ohio State University
  • Old Dominion University
  • University of Oxford
  • Pacific Lutheran University
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • Shippensburg University
  • St. Mary's College of Maryland
  • Temple University
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Towson University
  • University of South Carolina
  • University of St. Thomas
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Villanova University
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Washington University in St. Louis
  • Yale University
  • The majority of these students have enrolled in graduate programs in psychology, including:

    • clinical and counseling psychology
    • developmental psychology
    • family psychology
    • I/O psychology
    • neuroscience
    • sports psychology
    A number have entered graduate programs in social work and many others have pursued teaching (early childhood, elementary, and special education were the most frequent). Other fields represented include criminal justice/criminology, human resources, medicine and nursing, law, business (MBA programs), occupational therapy, and veterinary medicine.

    Use the links to the left to explore the myriad of graduate school and career paths our psychology alumni have taken.

    If you are interested in speaking with a certain alum about their graduate school and/or career experiences, just ask the departmental assistant in psychology, Angie Draheim '03 (ardraheim@smcm.edu, 240-895-4290). She'll network to get you contact information.