Careers and Outcomes in Clinical Psychology

Clinical psychology students

Helping with life’s problems

Clinical psychology, as a profession, is an applied art in which psychologists use theories and technologies to help people with their problems in life. Clinical psychologists conduct psychological testing and assessment, the development of treatment plans, counseling and psychotherapy.

With a master’s degree in clinical psychology, you would be qualified to enter a variety of positions that require basic clinical skills. If counseling is your goal, our program meets Missouri requirements for coursework and practicum for Licensed Professional Counselor. Additional requirements would be completed after graduation as required by Missouri State Code.

If you wish to pursue further education, consider working with a faculty member on a research project, maintain a high GPA, and secure excellent faculty recommendations.

Jobs that typically require a doctoral degree include the following:

  • Counseling psychologist
  • Licensed clinical psychologist
  • Experimental psychologist
  • School psychologist
  • Sport psychologist
  • Industrial/organizational psychologist