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Psychology is perpetually one of the most popular majors for incoming college freshman. Second only to Business Administration, students who major in this field study human behavior and the thoughts …

Psychology is perpetually one of the most popular majors for incoming college freshman. Second only to Business Administration, students who major in this field study human behavior and the thoughts behind it, which is a fascinating topic to be sure.

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  • 1. Psychology Degrees www.helpingpsychology.com http://helpingpsychology.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/iStock_000003410735Small.jpg
  • 2. www.helpingpsychology.com Psychology is perpetually one of the most popular majors for incoming college freshman. Second only to Business Administration, students who major in this field study human behavior and the thoughts behind it, which is a fascinating topic to be sure. http://www.istockphoto.com/file_thumbview_approve/66680/2/istockphoto_66680-close-up-of-dictionary-page-illustration.jpg
  • 3. www.helpingpsychology.com Students today have a wide range of coursework on psychology offered to them and many choices in universities at which they can pursue their undergraduate degree in psychology. In order to set up a practice, they must continue on with the studies and pursue a graduate degree in psychology. http://www.apu.edu/clas/psychology/images/home_photo.jpg
  • 4. www.helpingpsychology.com The principles learned in psychology can be applied in nearly any setting, but are particularly helpful in areas such as human resources, public relations and sales. http://www.nbiweston.com/img//individual_session.jpg
  • 5. www.helpingpsychology.com Having a basic understanding of human behavior can benefit any role that requires you to interact with people and attempt to predict how they may react to any number of scenarios. http://future.uws.edu.au/__data/assets/image/0014/1805/section_image.jpg
  • 6. www.helpingpsychology.com There are two designations that an aspiring psychology can pursue: a PhD, or doctor of philosophy or a PsyD, which is a Doctor of Psychology. To become a psychologist, you must obtain your graduate degree in psychology.
  • 7. www.helpingpsychology.com A PsyD is a newer designation, which has only been around since last 35 years of the 20th century. A PhD is a more scientific approach and deals more with the pure research aspect of the field. http://rlv.zcache.com/psyd_logo_doctor_of_psychology_sticker-p217128463632668985tdcj_210.jpg
  • 8. www.helpingpsychology.com To obtain either flavor of graduate degree in psychology, students are looking at another 5 to 7 years of course work.
  • 9. www.helpingpsychology.com About half of all clinical psychologists today have obtained their PsyD and are treating patients. Those that have instead obtained their PhD may very well be treating patients in a practice as well.
  • 10. www.argosy.edu www.HelpingPsychology.com Helping Psychology Is Sponsored By