Careers and Outcomes in Psychology

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Career options for graduates with bachelor's degrees in psychology:

  • Rehabilitation counselor
  • Personnel manager
  • Public relations director
  • Manager trainee
  • Live-in counselor
  • Recreation director
  • Data processing analyst

Continue your education

You may wish to pursue graduate education in psychology, social work, counseling or related fields to increase your job opportunities and earning potential. 

Jobs that typically require a master’s degree include the following:

  • Licensed clinical social worker
  • Professional counselor
  • Educational, vocational, or school counselor
  • Substance abuse or behavioral disorder counselor
  • Rehabilitation counselor
  • Licensed marriage and family therapist

Jobs that typically require a doctoral degree include the following:

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


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