Psychologists

by Tiffany Nosiay

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General Information Reguarding This Profession

  • Psychologists make about $83,580 to $90,020 annually.
  • There will be about 12,230 employed in the year 2022.
  • There are 900 annual openings are available.
  • Internship, doctoral, and residential information is essential to know.
  • You will need to have analytical skills, communication skills, and observation skills.
  • A master's degree in this profession is required.
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College Information

  • You must have a psychology major in college to pursue this job path.
  • One college in Pennsylvania with this major of training is Bucknell University.
  • It will cost an average of $51,052 to attend.
  • You must have a 2.50 or higher GPA and a score of 590-680 on your SAT test to be accepted.
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Pyschology...What is it?

  • Clinical Psychologists diagnose or evaluate mental and emotional disorders of people through observation, interview, and tests, then formulate and administer programs of treatment.
  • School Psychologists investigate processes of learning and teaching and develop psychological principles and techniques that apply to educational problems.
  • Counseling Psychologists assess and evaluate individuals' problems through the use of case history, interview, and observation and provide individual or group counseling services to assist individuals in achieving more effective personal, social, educational, and vocational development and adjustment.
  • Industrial-Organizational Psychologists Apply principles of psychology to human resources, administration, management, sales, and marketing problems. Activities may include policy planning; employee testing and selection, training and development; and organizational development and analysis. May work with management to organize the work setting to improve worker productivity.
  • Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors counsel individuals and provide group educational and vocational guidance services.