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Careers in Psychology

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Unless I have noted otherwise, most of the following professions require a doctoral degree (i.e., a PhD, PsyD, or for psychiatry, an MD). Also keep in mind that almost all of the following professions could be acadmic positions as well. That is, a sports psychologist might be a professor at a university, or she might be a full-time consultant for the Buffalo Bills.

The American Psychological Association recently conducted a survey to measure the average salaries of psycholgists in a variety of positions. Click here to see those survey results.

A degree in psychology is also excellent preparation for a career in medicine, law, business, public relations, advertising, etc., so consider all your options! I also highly recommend the following site for all psychology majors:

Online Psychology Career Center

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