Careers in Psychology
The B. S. degree offers a number of career possibilities in business, hospital, and government settings. Individuals who are interested in a career in psychology may consider graduate school. Career opportunities related directly to the field expand greatly with the master's and Ph.D. degrees.
Clinical or counseling psychologists are likely to work in private practice or in
hospitals or community agencies. They are likely to treat individuals with emotional
or adjustment problems.
Industrial/Organizational psychologists may work in corporations where they would be concerned with hiring, training, and motivation in the work force.
School psychologists work in educational settings and are concerned with children's learning, social and emotional problems.
Cognitive and Brain Scientists are most likely to work in settings where they conduct research on human behavior; however, some career opportunities exist in business or industrial settings for psychologists specializing in those areas.
Additional information can be found on the American Psychological Association's website.