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What can I do with a Master's or higher in Psychology?

I'm currently a junior in college, and I still have no idea what I want to do with my life. Psychology is something that has always intrigued me, and the psych classes I have taken have been some of the few that I actually enjoyed taking. In whatever degree I decide on, I plan on continuing my education in Graduate school, unless it happens to be a degree where that is not necessary, though I doubt that many majors these days are useful without a Master's degree. My question is: What can I do with a Master's or PhD in psychology? What is Grad school for a psych major like? Roughly, how long should I expect to spend attaining that degree? I also have another question up, about how one should decide if they should pursue a degree in Psychology, if anyone has anything to contribute to that question.

Asked By: Chris R - 6/8/2007
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It is possible to get a "master's level" certificate and do some therapy, but you won't really be able to do full treatment, and though I am not an expert on that part, you may have to work in a facility with [under th esupervision of] someone who has a PhD or PsyD or an MD. You can get a job working for a large... More
Answered By: Xa-Vier - 6/8/2007
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srry no answer, but my story is basically like urs only im in highschool, could u tell me if any good answers appear
Answered By: ericman315 - 6/8/2007
 
You can hang out your shingle as a counselor, you can work for hospitals, the police, the juvenile justice system. lots of stuff. But you should have a compassion and wisdom about people if you go into private practice. Oh I forgot to say that you could teach
Answered By: makemeaspark - 6/8/2007
 
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