The myriad of psychology-related career opportunities are well worth investigating.
|Clinical||psychological problems and therapy|
|Personality||measuring and categorizing differences among people|
|Child/Developmental||psychological growth across the life-span|
|Social||interactions among people, within groups|
|Community||delivery of psychological services to the community|
|Industrial||how people operate in organizations|
|Cognitive||how people learn and think|
|Learning||human and animal conditioning and learning|
|Perception||being aware of the outside world|
||behavior in terms of the nervous system and physiology|
|Comparative||behavior compared across species|
|Counseling||short-term help for psychological problems|
A Psychology major is a good foundation for many non-Psychology graduate programs Psychology majors are highly regarded as having good language and analytical skills.
|Counseling (Ph.D., Ed.D.)||see above, often in a School of Education|
|Education (Ed.D., Ph.D.)||many sub-areas dealing with children in school|
|Social Work (M.S.W.)||community social services and support|
|Psychiatric Nursing (Ph.D., M.S.)||mental health in a medical setting|
M.A. programs in School Psychology, Counseling, and Social Work are two-year programs. Two years of additional supervised work lead to being licensed, opening better job opportunities, including going into private practice.
|Business (MBA)||Marketing||product development, packaging, advertising|
|Personnel||supervising people within organizations|
|Management||decision making, leading people in large organizations|
|Law (L.L.D.)||many subareas|