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
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.
With a Master's Degree
Human Factors Psychologists
With a Bachelor's Degree
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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Communication (oral and written)
Human Development & Behavior
Observe, Analyze, & Interpret Information
and Sensitivity to Others
Deal Effectively with People
Promote Healthy Relationships
Resolve or Mediate Conflicts
of Group Dynamics
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
or Databases http://www.idealist.org//http://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
http://www.counselor-license.com - resource to explore requirements
for pursuing licensure as a counselor in Florida and other states.
http://www.onlinepsychologydegrees.com/psychology-careers - A free resource that strives to provide
honest and in-depth information for people looking to reach career goals
including job descriptions and requirements and helpful Q&As with experts
in the field.
http://www.psychologydegree411.com - free resource for students looking to enter or advance in the psychology field with in-depth school and career advice articles, profiles of psychology degree programs, and state-by-state guides to licensurehttp://www.mastersinpsychologyguide.com/articles/psychology-career-options - Psychology career guide
Local Programs - Master
of Arts in Psychology and other related programsUniversity 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/
http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/online-colleges/psychology-programs - comprehensive list of national and regional internships, scholarships for psychology majors, career insights, online classes
The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Florida offers a Bachelor of Arts
and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology.
Investigative; Social; Artistic (ISA)
Child Psychology- Social; Artistic; Investigative (SAI)
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