What you’ll learn to do: describe the value of psychology and possible careers paths for those who study psychology
Generally, academic careers in psychology require doctoral degrees. However, there are a number of nonacademic career options for people who have master’s degrees in psychology. While people with bachelor’s degrees in psychology have more limited psychology-related career options, the skills acquired as a function of an undergraduate education in psychology are useful in a variety of work contexts and are applicable to a wide variety of careers. Basically, studying psychology is never a bad choice!
- Explain why an education in psychology is valuable
- Describe educational requirements and career options for the study of psychology