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Psychology (PSYC)

Career Options & Highlights

Psychology concerns itself with the study of behavior and mental processes. Part of its appeal and fascination is the fact that it involves both pure science and the practical application of science to matters of everyday life. Those pursuing psychology as a field of study will find many career options centering around helping others understand, predict, and control or modify behavior.

Career Options
Career options as educators, scientists, consultants, practitioners, and mental health professionals with some of the following titles:

Administrator
Behavior Analyst
Childcare Worker
College Professor
College Counselor
Human Services Specialist
Marketing Specialist
Personnel Analyst
Probation Officer
Psychiatric Tech/Aide
Psychologist
Psychometrist
Public Survey
Research Therapist
Social Services Counselor
Training/Development Specialist
Ward Attendant
Youth Supervisor

Some career options may require more than two years of college study.

Highlights
- Exemplary faculty that includes authors and researchers.
- Varied course offerings including psychology of women and human sexuality.
- Psychology courses complement associate degrees and/or certifications in many other fields: Administration of Justice, Anthropology, Communications Media, Corrections, Early Childhood Education, Human Services, Interdisciplinary Studies, Marketing/Business, Health/Medicine, Consumer Affairs, and the military.

Updated 6/01/16

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