Psychology

Knowledge & Skills Developed:  

  • Ability to interpret & apply psychological research results
  • Adaptability to different work environments
  • Attention to detail
  • Communication skills (verbal & written)
  • Critical & inferential thinking
  • Ethical practice
  • Experimental design
  • Organization, analysis, & interpretation of scientific data
  • Project management
  • Scientific writing
  • Strong understanding of social & cultural psychology
  • Thorough comprehension of perception, motivation, learning, behaviour, cognition, brain development & function

 Potential Careers:  

  • Addiction Counselor
  • Career Development Professional
  • Chemical Senses Specialist
  • Child & Youth Care Worker
  • Clinical Neuropsychiatrist
  • Court-Trial Consultant
  • Crime Prevention Coordinator
  • Crisis Counselor
  • Employment Counselor
  • Forensic Psychologist
  • Geriatric Psychiatrist
  • Group Home Coordinator
  • Human-Computer Interface Designer
  • Medical Error Consultant
  • Mental Health Clinician
  • Probation Officer
  • Professor/Teacher
  • Research Scientist

Note: Additional education or specialized training is required for many occupations.
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Potential Employers:  

  • Alberta Hospital Edmonton*
  • Alberta Hospital Ponoka*
  • Alberta Research Council*
  • Autism Linkages Program*
  • Capital Health, Neuropsychology*
  • Cook Counseling*
  • CSC Regional Psychiatric Centre*
  • David Thompson Health Region*
  • Edmonton Institution*
  • Edmonton Parole Office*
  • Family Centred Practices Group*
  • Family Linkages Foundation of Alberta*
  • Keegan Psychological Services Ltd.*
  • LifeMark Health Institute*
  • McMan Youth, Family & Community Services*
  • Millard Health*
  • University of Alberta

*These companies have partnered with our Industrial Internship Program to offer you working experience during your undergraduate degree.

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