The field of psychology offers many diverse and exciting career paths. APA has resources, including career guides, posters, videos and psychologist stories, that showcase the impact psychology has across all aspects of our lives, from business and education to health, environment and public service.

For Students

For Students

A degree in psychology can lead to a meaningful career that makes a difference in people’s lives — including your own. Find out if it’s for you.
Resources for Teachers

For Teachers

Understanding the science of psychology can help students in their careers and their lives.
Resources for Counselors

For Counselors

Psychology is a field that is constantly evolving. For students interested in a career that is diverse and exciting — and in demand — psychology offers many compelling career paths to choose from.
Research in Action

Research in Action

Research in Action is a Web-based compendium of psychological research that demonstrates the application and value of psychological science in our everyday lives. All the highlighted studies found statistically significant effects and have had important applications in society.

Psychology Science Resources