If you are interested in a career as a psychologist, you have to complete a master’s degree in psychology or equivalent. Take time to research your choices. The program should match your interests. For example, some psychology departments may specialize in a subfield of psychology that appeals to you. In addition, investigate the areas of expertise and research interests of individual faculty members if your career interest lies in a specific type of research. A graduate school’s department of psychology is the best source of information about the nature of its program and its admission requirements. Throughout the application process, discuss your plans with your psychology faculty advisor.
Psychologists specialize in a host of different areas within the field and may identify themselves by many different labels, such as:
Inquiries on how to become registered as a Psychologist in Alberta should be forwarded to the College of Alberta Psychologists. Information regarding the registration process can be found on the College’s website. More…
These programs include a major in psychology or educational psychology: