A Career In Psychology With A Bachelors Degree
There are many entry-level jobs available all over the country for those who are college graduates with a bachelor's degree. These career options may initially seem to have little to do with the field of psychology. However, education in psychology helps students develop many skills that are important in a variety of careers.
Typical career options for psychology undergraduates are:
- Rehabilitation Specialist
- Psychiatric Technician
- Case Management
- Career Counselor
Some of the most important skills for those who work in these fields include the ability to quickly assess client needs, maintain thorough and accurate records, express care and empathy towards the client and to act as an advocate for your client.
In addition to the social services, a bachelor's degree in psychology can provide you excellent training for many other types of jobs. Some of the most important things you have learnt during your undergraduate years are the interpersonal and communication skills. Your understanding of the human behavior and mind makes you the best candidate for a job that requires excellent communication skills. Some examples of jobs in this area include sales, marketing, case-management and social services.
While studying for the bachelor’s degree in psychology, you spend a considerable amount of time doing research and writing. This skill is especially useful in many jobs such as a business manager, case worker, library assistant, probation officer and many others.
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