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Psychology: Careers in Psychology

Psychology is the scientific study of human behavior and experience. Through systematic observation and research, psychologists attempt to explain how and why human beings act and react to the world around them. World of Sociology, a Gale product.

Explore Careers in Psychology

The Occupational Outlook Handbook has up-to-date information about hundreds of different occupations in the United States, including working conditions, training and education, earnings and job outlook.

Careers in
Look at different careers in psychology and answer these type of questions:

  • Is this career path suited to my personality?
  • What is the job like day in and day out?
  • How much schooling is required?
  • What income can I expect?

Subfields and Careers in Psychology

Addition Therapist Behavioral Psychologist Child Psychologist Clinical Psychologist
Criminal Psychologist Developmental Psychologist Educational Psychologist Environmental Psychologist
Experimental Psychologist Family & Marriage Therapist Forensic Psychologist Organizational-Industrial Psychologist
Psychiatrist Rehabilitation Psychologist School Psychologist Social Psychologist
Speech Therapist Sport Psychologist Trauma Counselor