Psychology FAQs

Do you have a question about this Indian Hills Program? Browse through the Program's Frequently Asked Questions and you might just find the answer you're looking for!

Question:

What are the most common careers for psychology majors?


Answer:

  • Private Practice/Therapy
  • Counselor in a college setting, mental health institution, addiction center, etc.
  • Teacher

Note: Most psychology careers require post-graduate (Masters or Ph. D) degrees. An A.A. degree with a psychology focus will prepare you for positions in a paraprofessional service setting.

 

Question:

Is there value in taking psychology courses even if I am not interested in post-graduate study?


Answer:

Yes! Psychology courses help you understand people better, which is valuable for any career.

 

Question:

What is the difference between a psychologist and a psychiatrist?


Answer:

A psychiatrist requires a medical degree and clinical training.

 

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Sherry Langfritz, Program Director, Social Sciences & Business
(641) 683-5111, ext. 1823 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 1823    
Sherry.Langfritz@indianhills.edu