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Recently identified as one of the best careers in 2009 by U.S. News and World Report, the employment of psychologists is expected to grow 15 percent from 2006 to 2016. The psychology profession has a higher growth rate than average due to the increased demand for psychological services in schools, hospitals, social service agencies, mental health centers, substance abuse treatment clinics, consulting firms and private companies.FHSU’s undergraduate psychology program can help prepare you for whatever path you decide to pursue. To help you explore your options, take a course early in your program that discusses various careers in psychology. Additionally, let our faculty assist you in finding internships or volunteer activities to gain experience in the field.So what can you do with a Psychology degree? While many majors have gone on for graduate studies, others have become school psychologists, counselors and more. Some do not pursue a career directly related to the practice of psychology, but instead take their insights about human behavior, research skills and communication skills to enter a wide variety of business careers.A few of the many fields our graduates pursue after college include:
Still not sure about what career options await you with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology? Visit FHSU’s Academic Advising and Career Exploration Center Web site or contact the Department of Psychology to speak with a faculty advisor. The world is waiting. Where will you go?
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