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.
- 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.