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Worcester is New England’s second-largest city and home to dozens of public schools, hospitals, health-care facilities, and social service agencies. At Worcester State, we work with local organizations that offer internships during which you can apply your classroom and laboratory training. These challenging real-world opportunities will help you sharpen your skills and gain valuable professional experience and contacts.
They are why 83% of respondents to a survey of 2015 graduates said that they either agree or strongly agree that their academic program prepared them for employment.
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Whether you choose to enter graduate school or the workforce after graduation, you’ll have the knowledge and practical experience you need to succeed. In fact, 91% of 2015 graduates who responded to the survey reported that they are employed, enrolled in graduate school, or both. Our graduates have gone on to advanced study in fields like psychology, sociology, and law. Other alumni pursue careers in education, human resources, and mental health services. A bachelor’s degree in psychology enables you to earn a median annual salary that ranges from:
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Kelsey Penny was among a small group of WSU students and alumni who went on a faculty-led trip to the Buddhist monastery, Namdroling, in India in May 2017. They collaborated with the monks and nuns to develop a class on cultural exchange. “Spending time in the Tibetan settlement and learning so much about Buddhism has sparked in me the interest to look deeper into the concept of mind,” she says.
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