Psychology Degrees

Career summary: Mental Health Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapists

Average Salary


National Average, Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Career Outlook


29% job growth by 2022, which is much faster than average

Earn a degree in psychology from an accredited college

Human Services

Services provided to individuals and families within a community are often categorized as human services. Human services efforts are often sponsored by communities and government agencies with the goal of improving the well-being and quality of life for their respective citizens. Human services professionals can be responsible for programs such as welfare, food stamp, adoption, economic assistance and adult day care, for just a few examples. They may provide such services as counseling, patient advocacy and case management for those needing but unable to acquire such assistance on their own.

Salary and career outlook data provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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