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What jobs are available in the field with psychology?


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Alyssa’s Answer

Hi Morgan!

There are endless options for careers in Psychology. I, personally, used my degree in Psychology within the Human Resources field. If you are interested in pursuing a career in Psychology, you can either take a more traditional route of therapy based roles, or take the psychology research route. It really just depends what you are most interested in.

I have read this book and found it very helpful in explaining and differentiating careers in psychology: https://us.sagepub.com/en-us/nam/careers-in-psychology/book265217

Regardless, I think a degree in Psychology can widely be translated as an asset in almost any field. It's the science of behavior and mind of people, and having an understanding of that will help you know matter what avenue you take.

Good luck!



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Brian’s Answer

Hi Morgan! I don't hold a degree in Psychology but your question caught my attention and made me think, caused me to do a few searches. I was surprised to learn a degree in Psychology is one of the top 5 areas people major in, and I found it interesting to see what kinds of jobs people often get with a Psychology degree.

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Check out this article on verywellmind that I found after reading your question: https://www.verywellmind.com/what-can-you-do-with-a-bachelors-degree-in-psychology-2794943

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