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Bjana McGee

Allow me to first paint a picture of what you have with a degree in psychology. Psychology is the study of the human mind and behavior. Therefore, psychology is all around us - everyday, everywhere we go, and in all of our daily activities. Consider the different interpersonal relationships you have...parent/child, sibling/sibling, teacher/student, counselor/student, coach/player, player/player, employer/employee, etc. Everyy area above incorporates aspects of psychology. However, part of identifying what you want to do with your degree is identifying and beginning to explore the areas of psychology that peak your interest. For example, when I was in undergrad I took courses in Abnormal Psychology, Child Development, Educational Psychology, Theories of Learning, Social Psychology, Psychological Statistics and others. I was not equally interested in all of those areas even though I was working toward a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. So, what can you do with a psychology degree. Anything. That means you could do something related to sales and marketing, hospitality, human resources, public affairs, business etc (however even these jobs often attract people with degrees that specifically target these areas) BUT, if you want to do something and stay on the psychology track in the context you study it in school you will most likely need to pursue an advance degree. Hope this helps, but I'm happy to answer any additional questions if it doesn't.

Answered 9 years ago

Bjana McGee