What Can You Do With A Major In Psychology?
Psychology is the study of human as well as animal behavior. It is the study and understanding of normal and abnormal behavior, mental ability, perception, developmental, and individual differences. Psychology allows one to acquire skills in research, information gathering, and analytical thinking. Psychology involves many areas of specialization, which may include behavioral neuroscience, cognitive, clinical, educational, social, developmental, and organizational psychology
Psychology (B.A. Degree)Psychology (B.S. Degree).
To research these titles and more go to: (Occupational Outlook Handbook) and see the related print resources in the Career Services Library.
According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Summer 2011 Salary Survey, starting salaries for graduates with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology start at about $40,069 a year.
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Professional Associations are important to explore because many offer student memberships and can give you access to other professionals and their experiences, research, convention or workshop opportunities, professional development and most importantly job databases.American Counseling Association American Mental Health Counselor AssociationAmerican Psychological Association American Public Human Services AssociateAssociation of Psychological Science
National Organizations or Databases http://www.idealist.org/http://jobsinpsychology.com/http://www.medhunters.com/Default.aspx?TabId=138&catid=1948http://www.mentalhealthjobs.com/http://philanthropy.com/jobs/http://www.psychologyjobs.com/http://www.rehabworld.com/http://www.schoolpsychology.net/p_jobs.htmlhttp://www.socialpsychology.org/career.htmhttp://www.socialservice.com/http://www.assisted-living-directory.comhttp://www.careerprofiles.info/psychology-careers.html
http://www.careersinpsychology.org - career and licensure info, jobs, experts, and internships.
http://nursingdegreeguide.com/psych- for psychology majors exploring nursing as a career option
http://www.counselor-license.com - resource to explore requirements for pursuing licensure as a counselor in Florida and other states.
Local Programs - Master of Arts in Psychology and other related programs University of North Florida- Counseling PsychologyUniversity of North Florida- General Psychology Barry UniversityFlorida International UniversityFlorida State UniversityUniversity of Miami Other resources for graduate program researchhttp://www.gradschools.com/ http://www.petersons.com/ http://www.princetonreview.com/
The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Florida offers a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology.
Psychology- Investigative; Social; Artistic (ISA)Child Psychology- Social; Artistic; Investigative (SAI)
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