Careers in Psychology
Students who graduate with a psychology degree have many opportunities for employment and graduate study. The United States Department of Labor has information about the employment outlook for psychologists.
Students who wish to practice professional psychology, for example as counselors or therapists, must complete at least a masters degree in an appropriate psychological specialty, under the supervision of a practicing psychologist. Advanced study at the doctoral level provides more opportunities to practice, research and supervise in psychology, as well as teach at a college or university level. Psychology graduates may choose to go to graduate school in social work, criminal justice, sociology, and other related fields, or they may enter law school, medical
The graduate school at Salem State currently offers three
More information about graduate study in psychology can be found at the American Psychological Association
For students who decide to pursue a career related to psychology after graduation, several fields are available. A list of potential positions can be found at About.com.