Types of Psychologists
Psychologists have several areas to specialize in ranging from clinically diagnosing various mental health, emotional or behavioral disorders to working in non-clinical practice environments such as research and even business. In most cases psychologist sub-specialties will require a doctoral degree as the terminal degree and specific certifications, yet there are a few states and sub-specializations that allow for a master’s degree in psychology to be the terminus.
Psychologists with a master’s degree may be found working mental health, the education system (schools), in business, in government positions, academia and returning to school for their doctoral degree.<!- mfunc feat_school ->
Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and offers an Online Bachelor’s in Psychology. This program is modeled around the American Psychological Association (APA) Guidelines. APA does not accredit undergraduate psychology programs. Capella University, also offers several Online Master’s and Doctoral programs in Psychology including both clinical and non-clinical specializations. Visit School's Website.
Arizona State University - The Bachelor of Arts in psychology allows you to develop a comprehensive understanding of an individual's thoughts and actions. In this bachelor’s in psychology program, you’ll cover topics such as learning and motivation, statistics and brain function. This online psychology degree equips you with skills needed for careers in psychological treatment, business, law and more.
New York University - Master of Arts in Counseling and Guidance online - No GRE required. MPCAC-accredited. Complete in as few as 18 months. Bilingual concentration available. Scholarships available.Click Here to request information today.
Pepperdine University - Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology with an Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy online - Prepare to pursue licensure as an LMFT or LPC in as few as 24 months. No GRE required. Visit School's Website.
University of Southern California - Online MSW - With options for both online and in-person field placement, USC's CSWE-accredited MSW program allows those with a BSW to earn their degree in as few as 12 months.Click Here to request information today..
Doctoral level psychologists may be found working in academia, mental health, private practice, business, government as well as heading back to school for their post doc.
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Below you will find a sampling of psychologist sub-specialties to explore. Licensure, certification and education requirements for each type of social worker do vary from state to state.
- Child Psychologist
- Clinical Psychologist
- Consumer Psychologist
- Community Psychologist
- Developmental Psychologist
- Educational Psychologist
- Engineering Psychologist
- Forensic Psychologist
- Health Psychologist
- Industrial / Organizational Psychologist
- Media Psychologist
- Military Psychologist
- Psychologist Doctorate – PhD
- Psychologist Doctorate – PsyD
- Rehabilitation Psychologist
- School Psychologist
- Social Psychologist
- Spiritual Psychologist
- Sport Psychologist
- Transpersonal Psychologist
- Applied Behavior Analyst
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