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What is Psychology(Careers in Psychology)?

What is Psychology?

Psychology is the study of human behavior and mental processes. How we think, perceive, remember, learn, and behave is a fascinating field that

affects every aspect of our being. From the complex function of our brains to the way in which we interact with one another, psychology

explores how we can better understand mental functions and behaviors by establishing general principles and researching specific cases.

Why study Psychology?

  • Psychology helps us to design new and better technologies.
  • Psychology helps us to better understand human behavior and benefits society as a whole.
  • Psychology is a well-paying and well-respected profession.

What careers are available in Psychology?

  • Advertising Sales Agents/Promotions
  • Managers (Media, Planners, & Buyers)
  • Armed Forces Officer
  • Behavior Analyst
  • Case Manager
  • Child Welfare Case Worker
  • Corrections Officer
  • Direct Care Provider
  • Elementary Teacher
  • Employment Counselor
  • Hotel Manager
  • Human Resources Specialist
  • Insurance (Sales & Claims Rep.)
  • Market Research Analyst (See also Marketing Careers)
  • Marketing Manager/Sales Manager
  • Medical Sales Representative
  • Police Officer
  • Probation Officer
  • Psychology Paraprofessional
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Residential Counselor/Mental Health Worker
  • Retail (Buying, Managing, Display)
  • Sales Agents, Managers,
  • Supervisors, Engineers
  • Secondary Teacher
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Teacher Aides
  • Youth Counselor