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Psychology Career FAQ

Questions and answers to commonly asked questions about psychology careers. Learn more about some of the common questions students have about careers in psychology.

Psychology Career FAQ
Are you looking for answers to your questions about psychology careers? Then this is the place for you. Check out our list to find answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about careers in psychology.

Careers Options With a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology
There are a number of career options available to students with a bachelor's degree in psychology. Learn how the skills you acquired during your experience as an undergraduate student will help you in your job search.

Career Options With a Graduate Degree in Psychology
There are a number of career options available for those with a graduate degree in psychology. Learn how the skills you acquired during your experience as a graduate student will help you in your job search.

How Many Years of College Does It Take to Become a Psychologist?
How many years do you need to go to school to become a psychologist? Learn about different degree options and requirements for various careers in psychology.

Psychologist Salaries
How much do psychologists earn? Learn more about the average salaries for a variety of different psychology jobs.

What's the Best Part About Being a Psychologist?
One question that many psychology students may ask themselves is whether or not they will enjoy a career as a psychologist. There are many advantages to being a psychologist. In addition to working in a field that you love, you will have the opportunity to explore new challenges, help people grow as individuals and learn new things about...

What's the Worst Part About Being a Psychologist?
We've looked at a few of the advantages of being a psychologist, but not career is perfect. While working as a psychologist can be an extremely rewarding and satisfying career choice, there are some potential disadvantages that all psychology students should consider. As you consider your career options, think about your own personality, needs...

What Can You Do With a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology?
While earning a graduate degree is required for many psychology jobs, the fact is that approximately 75% of students who earn a bachelor's degree in psychology do not go to graduate school. According to one study, only about 25% of psychology undergraduates end up working in a field that is closely related to psychology. It is important to...

Psychology Employment Trends
One recent career report also suggested that psychology majors earn among the lowest salaries after graduation. However, several recent survey have suggested that psychology is one of the most popular college majors. If you ve ever wondered which specialty area in psychology was the most popular or how much psychologists earn, then check out...

Careers In Psychology - Do You Enjoy Working In Psychology?
Are you a psychologist or do you work in a psychology-related career? Please share your advice and experience with students who are considering a psychology career.

What Can I Do With a Master's Degree in Psychology?
The job opportunities available to you after earning your master's degree in psychology can depend on a number of factors. Learn more about some of the jobs you can pursue with a master's degree in psychology.

How Much Do Clinical Psychologists Earn?
What kind of salary can you expect to earn in clinical psychology? Learn more about recent earning reports for clinical psychologists as well as some of the factors that might impact salaries.

Psychology Careers Outside of Mental Health
Do you want to work in psychology, but don't want to become a psychology? Learn more about some of the alternative career options outside of the mental health field.

Types of Psychologists and What They Do
There are many different types of psychologists who perform a wide range of jobs. Learn more about the different types of psychologists and what they do.

How Much Do School Psychologists Earn?
School psychology is often listed as a "hot career," but how much do professionals in this field really earn. Learn more about typical salaries for school psychologists.

How Much Do Industrial-Organizational Psychologists Make?
I-O psychology is a hot career - and predicted to be the fastest-growing of the next decade. How much do professionals in this field earn? Learn more...

What Do Industrial-Organizational Psychologists Do?
Industrial-organizational psychologists perform a range of duties including selecting employees and maximizing workplace, efficiency. Learn more.

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