About Online Psychology Degree Guide

Welcome to Online Psychology Degree Guide. This website is intended to provide information about several different types of psychology degrees that are available for online study, and includes a description of each degree, specific schools that offer the degree, and possible career choices for the individual who earns the online psychology degree.  We hope the information found here will be useful to you as you begin your education in psychology.

The Online Psychology Degree Guide’s mission is to provide high quality, well-researched information about careers and resources for someone interested in the field of psychology.

Some interesting facts about the psychology profession:

  • Psychologists with a bachelor’s degree earn a median pay of $69,280 (2012).
  • In 2012, 160,200 individuals were hired as psychologists in the United States.
  • Employment of psychologists is projected to grow 12 percent from 2012 to 2022.
  • Clinical psychology is the highest area of employment is psychology.
  • Nationally certified school psychologist hold master’s degrees and must also complete a three-year program, which includes 60 hours of coursework plus at least 1,200 internship hours.

Contributors

  • Jennifer Koebele, MS Ed. has spent more than 10 years writing about the field of education. As an educator with a master’s degree in education, Jennifer specializes in helping college students and young professionals reach their full potential through higher learning opportunities.
  • Zawn Villines is a freelance writer based in Atlanta, Georgia. She specializes in health journalism.

Sources:
BLS.gov

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