Degrees in Criminal PsychologyMarch 28, 2014 – 02:46 pm

Degrees in Criminal Psychology

Find out about the types of jobs you could pursue in criminal psychology and related programs in criminal justice and forensic psychology. Read on to learn more about career options along with certification and salary information. Criminal psychology is a rare major, and very few colleges currently offer a criminal psychology degree. However, those who want to major in something similar have the option of majoring in psychology and minoring in criminal…

Psychology in the MediaOctober 3, 2014 – 11:54 am

Psychology in the Media

Mark Zuckerberg is talking about the introduction of a dislike button on Facebook (see coverage in NBCNews.com or BBC News). Reaction has been mixed. From my vantage, people may Like the idea, even if they don’t get how it’s supposed to be used. Marketers, however, will face muddier waters such as figuring out how to measure user behavior as users try to decide if they Like or Dislike (in a supportive way) something, if the Likers are now Dislikers…

Psy D Program RankingsOctober 20, 2013 – 07:54 am

Psy D Program Rankings

Top schools for earning a Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) or a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Psychology include Rutgers University and Baylor University. Both schools have graduate psychology programs that have ranked among the top 50 in the nation. Psy.D. programs take about 5-6 years of study and focus on practicing psychology rather than research, which is the focus of Ph.D programs. Many doctoral programs require 1-year internships during the…

Description of PsychologistMay 6, 2014 – 12:34 pm

Description of Psychologist

Psychologists study cognitive, emotional, and social processes and human behavior by observing, interpreting, and recording how people relate to one another and their environments. Duties Psychologists typically do the following: Conduct scientific studies of behavior and brain function Collect information through observations, interviews, surveys, and other methods Research and identify behavioral or emotional patterns Test for patterns that will…

Criminal Psychology DegreesMay 7, 2015 – 01:34 pm

Criminal Psychology Degrees

Criminal justice careers put knowledge of psychology to work. An added attraction: they don t usually require a doctoral degree. As such, they can be good options for individuals who hold bachelor s or master s degrees in psychology. Students should be aware, though, that criminal justice is a broad field, and that both the duties the expected education level can vary widely. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that positions in corrections treatment…

Jobs for Masters in Criminal JusticeNovember 21, 2011 – 11:27 am

Jobs for Masters in Criminal Justice

Pursuing a Master’s degree in Criminal Justice could open up endless career opportunities. Many individuals choose to pursue a Master’s in order to change their careers, advance in their careers, gain lifelong knowledge, or increase their salary in their current positions. No matter what your motive is, there is always room for growth and opportunity. Although you may like your current job, you may find that upon completion of a Master’s program…

Human Behavior CareersJanuary 23, 2013 – 05:51 pm

Human Behavior Careers

Degrees in psychology and human behavior typically begin at the undergraduate level with a bachelor s in psychology. Students then go on to graduate school to obtain either a master s or a doctorate degree. Master s degree graduates are prepared to work in business, research or as assistants to psychologists. Psychologists who work in clinical settings have either a Psy.D. or Ph.D. and are licensed by the state. Career Title Social Worker Probation…