Psychology

Careers

Job/Career Titles

  • Art Therapist*
  • Behavior Analyst*
  • Career Counselor*
  • Case Manager
  • Community Organizer
  • Consultant
  • Crisis Intervention Counselor
  • Data Analyst
  • Employment Recruiter
  • Financial Advisor
  • Fundraiser
  • Health Educator
  • Life Skill Counselor
  • Manager
  • Mental Health Associate
  • Mental Health Therapist*
  • Nonprofit Administrator
  • Occupational Therapist*
  • Program Manager
  • Psychologist*
  • Public Relations
  • Rehabilitation Counselor*
  • Research Assistant
  • Sales/Marketing
  • School Counselor*
  • Student Support Services*
  • Teacher/Professor*
  • Training and Development
  • Volunteer Coordinator

*Advanced education preferred

Employers

General Industry

  • Business & Industry
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Government Agencies
  • Hospitals & Clinics
  • K-12 Schools
  • Market Research Companies
  • Mental Health Clinics & Facilities
  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • Rehabilitation Facilities
  • Self-employed or Private Practice

Minnesota Employers

  • American Cancer Society
  • AmeriCorps
  • Behavioral Health Solutions
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Catholic Charities
  • CIGNA
  • MN Autism Center
  • Maple Lake Recovery Center
  • Partners in Excellence
  • St. Cloud Children’s Home
  • St. Cloud Hospital
  • State of MN
  • Target
  • Wells Fargo

Salary and Outlook

Starting Salary Range:
$28,990-$38,000

*Subject to vary by career, company, location, and experience

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Skills and Traits

  • Communication skills
  • Computer skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Cultural sensitivity
  • Customer service
  • Good listener
  • Helping skills
  • Idea/theory oriented
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Investigative
  • Problem solving skills
  • Reasoning skills
  • Research skills
  • Team player
  • Social perceptiveness
  • Work well with diverse backgrounds
  • Working with people