How will you prepare to live and prosper in a world where the future is up to you? WPU offers education for the 21st century. We welcome your interest.


Psychology majors develop skills such as effectively listening, observing, analyzing and interpreting. They are also taught the importance of ethical practice, showing concern for others and critical and inferential thinking. Peace graduates go on to various careers in areas such as pharmaceutical sales, social work, life skills training, community relations and clinical psychology.

Recent internships include:

Interact of Wake County
Autism Society of North Carolina
Urban Ministries
North Carolina Highway Patrol
Ligon Middle School
Triangle Family Services
Guardian ad Litem, NC
Brain Injury Association of North Carolina
Residential Services
Planned Parenthood

Recent employment by psychology majors:

Child Caseworker, Family Alternatives
Customer Services Representative, Blue Cross Blue Shield
Teacher, The Mariposa School
Disability Determination Specialist, Social Security Administration, Disability Determination Services
Social Worker, Person County
Community Employment Specialist, Blue Ridge Center
Relationship Consultant, Allscripts
Coach, Cary School of Gymnastics
Assistant Camp Director, Girl Scouts of North Carolina Coastal Pines
Site Director, Cary Family YMCA`

Recent graduate school acceptances:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law, Rehabilitation
North Carolina Central University School Counseling
The University of North Carolina Wilmington School of Social Work
North Carolina State University School Counseling
East Carolina University School Psychology, School Counseling and Social Work
University of Tennessee, Sports Psychology
Case Western Reserve, Social Work