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A Psychology Degree: It's All In Your Mind

Updated on January 6, 2018
A degree in psychology can open up doors that you never know. You would be studying how animals and humans think, feel, act and learn.
A degree in psychology can open up doors that you never know. You would be studying how animals and humans think, feel, act and learn. | Source
As a psychology major, you would need to be resourceful, apply to what you learned to whatever field you want to pursue.
As a psychology major, you would need to be resourceful, apply to what you learned to whatever field you want to pursue. | Source

Life Of A Psych Major

Known as being an academic subject and an applied science, psychology is the study of the brain, mind and behavior. It just happen to be one of the most popular college in the United States of America. While you are in high school, college/university, and/or graduate school, you will be learn about parts of the brain, their functions and their effects on human behavior. The field of psychology is not only a science but an art well. Psychology can be used to describe colors in many different colors. You will find information about the psychology of colors in a later article that I would soon write. An associate degree, a bachelor's and a masters/doctorate are the options that you have if you want major in psychology. Community colleges offer associate degree programs in psychology that can be transferred into a bachelor's degree. With that bachelor's degree, you could apply for non-psychology jobs if you prefer that opinion.

There are some things that you can do during your understand years outside of the classroom. It would be a joining a psychology club or Psi Chi (the international psychology honor society would be a good idea if you want to make connections. Apply for internships in special-ed classrooms, prisons, shelters, or any another site. That would be perfect to fill up your resume. Volunteer opportunities are also available in your local community. If you want to go to grad school, add these things to your application so it would stand out among the rest.

After you have obtain your degree in psychology, you will have gain certain job skills that will be relevant to your career choice. Being aware of your environment can help you understand how one's environment can effect one's behavior. It can help to be good at critical reading, math, science and writing. Research skills are one of the most important skills to have. Just like any other college major. There are certain research methods you use would be using in your future career.


The Careers and Jobs For You In Mind

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If you love to use technology and learn how people think, a computer programmer would be the career for you.Having a degree in psychology would be a good idea for a career in law enforcement.Obtaining a position of a psychologist requires you to have a masters and/or doctorate in psychology. A  professor of psychology teaches subjects ranging from psychology itself to counseling to research.This type of adviser help people a career that works for that individual.
If you love to use technology and learn how people think, a computer programmer would be the career for you.
If you love to use technology and learn how people think, a computer programmer would be the career for you. | Source
Having a degree in psychology would be a good idea for a career in law enforcement.
Having a degree in psychology would be a good idea for a career in law enforcement. | Source
Obtaining a position of a psychologist requires you to have a masters and/or doctorate in psychology.
Obtaining a position of a psychologist requires you to have a masters and/or doctorate in psychology. | Source
A  professor of psychology teaches subjects ranging from psychology itself to counseling to research.
A professor of psychology teaches subjects ranging from psychology itself to counseling to research. | Source
This type of adviser help people a career that works for that individual.
This type of adviser help people a career that works for that individual. | Source

The Careers and Jobs For Your In Mind

Business: Analyst, advertising, appraiser, consulting, employeer interviewer, event planner, human resource specialist, insurance, marketing, manager, real estate, researcher, sales

Education: professor, researcher, teacher, instructor

Government: correctional officer, forsenic pschologist, investigator, profiler, polygraph eaminer, police officer

Law: Lawyer, attorney

Media: Advertising, public relations specialist, writer, social media community leader

Science and Technology: computer programmer, neuropsychologist

Services: Aide, advocate, assistant, career adviser, childcare, counselor, crisis worker, doctor, gerontologist, health educator, psychiatric technician, psychologist, psychometrician, psychotherapist, nursing, social worker, specialist, mental health technician

Famous Majors

  1. Jerry Bruckheimer-University of Arizona
  2. Wes Craven-Wheaton College
  3. Gloria Estafan-University of Miami
  4. Hugh Hefner-University of Illinois
  5. Guy Kawasaki-Stanford University
  6. Marcia Cross-Antioch University
  7. Jon Stewart-College of Mary and William
  8. Ted Bundy-University of Washington
  9. Monica Lewisky-Clark College; London School of Economics
  10. Natalie Portman-Harvard University
  11. Jon Stewart-College of William & Mary
  12. Lil Wayne-University of Phoneix
  13. Katherine Hepburn- Bryn Mawr College
  14. Al Jarreau-Ripon College
  15. Hern Brooks-University Brooks
  16. Tamera Mowry-Pepperdine University

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