Careers in Psychology
Careers in Psychology
A good place to start for learning about what degree or licensing is needed for a certain career, educational program, or the varied opportunities in the field of psychology.
American Psychological Association's Career Page
Provides resources for job outlook, career preparation, and other tools for students interested in psychology.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
From the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Occupational Outlook gives an overview of the job market and necessary skills for a career in psychology.
Graduate Programs in Psychology
U.S. News & World Report Rankings
Studying the intricacies of the human experience is central to a psychology program. With a graduate degree, psychologists are able to work in health facilities, schools and the government. These are the top psychology programs (from the publisher's website).
Guide to Applying to Graduate School from the American Pscyhological Association
Graduate programs differ in the students admitted, faculty composition and available financial resources. Programs may focus on training clinicians or preparing students for academia or applied research. Programs that are great for some are poor fits for others. Focus on finding the right fit for you (from the publisher's website).
Insider's Guide to Graduate Programs in Clinical and Counseling Psychology by
Call Number: RC467.7 .I57
Publication Date: 2020-02-07
This expertly written guide, now in its 2020/2021 Edition, is the resource you can rely on to help you choose--and get into--the graduate clinical or counseling psychology programs that meet your needs. The Insider's Guide is based on intensive research and includes information, advice, and decision-making worksheets not available from any other source. A handy time line pinpoints important steps to take in the months and years leading up to submitting your applications. In-depth profiles on more than 300 accredited programs provide details on specializations or tracks, admission requirements, acceptance rates, financial aid, research areas, and clinical opportunities. The 2020/2021 Edition includes profiles of 16 additional programs, as well as the latest information on prerequisite coursework, student loans, and more.
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