Psychology Careers

Explore careers in psychology. Search through our database of every psychology career you can possibly imagine. Find out exactly which career field best suits you in psychology.


Learn what to look for in a high quality psychology school, what you will need for licensure, and what type of education will prepare you for the job market as a psychologist.


Expert psychology professionals speak about their career paths. If you are considering Psychology as a career, check out what our experts have to say regarding their careers.

  • Do I Need to Get a PhD in Counseling?
    Whether or not a Doctorate in Counseling is a wise career move depends on the answer to one question: What do you want to do for employment? Hard as it is to believe, even the American Psychological Association (APA) has addressed the reality that many students decide to pursue a...
  • Difference Between MFT & LCSW Degrees
    For a psychology student with an interest in gaining the necessary training and master’s degree education in mental health and psychotherapy to provide both individual and group therapeutic services, two popular options include becoming a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) or a marriage and family therapist (MFT). While both career...
  • Choosing Research as a Psychologist
    As one of the most popular undergraduate majors in the United States, psychology prepares students to gain entrance in a range of rewarding and exciting careers. Every year, students will cultivate an interest in pursuing an advanced course of study that solely concentrates on the research aspect of psychology. Educators...
  • How to Survive Introduction to Psychology Without Hating It
    If there is one thing that can put a damper on a new college student’s excitement about their new environment, it is the first day of an introductory class. It cannot be proven, but it certainly seems like every introductory class is held in that boring, gray building on the...

Meet The Experts

  • Dr. Judi Cinéas

    Clinical Social Worker

    How did you first become interested in social work and counseling as a career? I've always known that I...
  • Pandora MacLean-Hoover

    Clinical Social Worker / Psychotherapist

    Careers in psychology vary greatly (even within a specific field)…one moment you could be discussing relationship...
  • Dr. John Duffy

    Clinical Psychologist

    Psychologists not only work in an office setting, but also encounter a variety of opportunities to spread their wings...
  • Sarah Blake

    Eating Disorder Therapist

    Some therapists see a wide variety of client issues during their work, then there are therapists like Sarah...
  • Natalie Vinzant

    Child Placement Social Worker

    Natalie Vinzant may have started her college career as a music major but it didn't take very...