Being a Psychologist
By- Emily Beck
What being a psychologist is all about...
Psychologists typically investigate human behavior and mind to see why people act certain ways. This can help other people with their emotional problems, or other types of issues.
In high school, you should study biology, chemistry, algebra, english, statistics, and psychology.
Helping someone with their psychological issues could improve their education. This would help society because the person that got help could go on to do something awesome.
A 4 year college degree.
An 8 year college degree.
For this, you will need to take 24 semester hours in psychology, and one course in statistics.
Types of people...
If you are interested in this job, you will need to have compassion, patience, the ability to get others to open up to you, and you will need to like people.
The annual salary is around $68,900.
The job growth will go up 7% to 13%.
The companies that hire psychologists are the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Kaiser Permenante, and the U.S. Army.