Bachelors, Masters, Doctorates, Oh My! What are the Different Options for Psychology Degrees?

    So You Want to Study…Psychology?

    Psychology is a fascinating field in which one studies human behavior and how the mind works. Holders of an advanced degree in psychology have several career paths they can follow, including counseling, sports psychology, consumer psychology and environmental psychology. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that the number of the jobs in the field will increase: for counselors, who hold a masters degree, the number of jobs is expected to increase by 18 percent between 2008 and 2018; for psychologists, who hold a doctorate degree, the number of jobs is expected to increase by 12 percent between 2008 and 2018.

    So what degree is the right one for you? It depends on what you want to do for a career. Continue reading Bachelors, Masters, Doctorates, Oh My! What are the Different Options for Psychology Degrees?