Careers & Graduate School Resources

See below for information regarding careers available to Psychology majors, and information on choosing and applying to a graduate school.
 
 
 
Note: The below information is provided for your convenience. Refer to the current edition of the Mississippi State University Bulletin for authoritative information regarding your degree.
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Admissions Statistics  http://forums.studentdoctor.net/showthread.php?t=637708  A forum post of admission means for different types of programs  
Average Cost and Support Info for Graduate School http://www.apa.org/workforce/presentations/2011/rmpa-handout.pdf This website details cost of education in various settings (e.g., U dept/professional school), available support for grad students, etc 
Average Salaries & Other Psyc Career Info http://mastersinpsychologyguide.com/careers/ This website documents average salaries of careers within Psychology, as well as providing career profiles with job descriptions. 
Careers for Psychology Majors http://www.careersinpsych.com/ A partial list of possible employment and career options related to Psychology 
How to Become a Psychologist http://howtobecome.com/how-to-become-a-psychologist-2/ Information on requirements, training, salaries, job prospects, etc. 
Maroon Volunteer Center http://mvc.msstate.edu/ A listing of volunteer opportunities available. This is a great way to get recommendation letter writers. 
Online Psychology Degree Programs http://www.psychologydegreeonline.net/ Discover more than 7,100 psychology degree programs at over 1,800 schools by using this search-friendly directory. 
Psychology Career Quiz http://psychology.about.com/library/quiz/bl-psychologycareerquiz.htm An interesting 10 question quiz that matches a career related to Psychology with your interests. (Don't take this as a direct prescription, but rather a helpful guideline for further research.) 
PsychologyDegree411.com http://www.psychologydegree411.com A great resource for getting into graduate school in Psychology  
Psychology Graduate Schools  http://www.gradschools.com/search-programs/psychology-general  A listing of graduate schools that offer degrees in Psychology  
Register for the GRE  https://www.ets.org/gre/subject/register/ Portal to find a GRE testing site and register for the exam  
Reviews.Com: GRE Prep Courses http://www.reviews.com/gre-prep-courses/online/ Reviews of the many different programs designed to help you increase your GRE scores  
Timeline for Applying to Graduate School https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B_hVejYYXOhvYWVrUnBFeW1YVEk/edit?usp=sharing  A timeline for Psychology majors wishing to apply to graduate school, broken down by year. Original courtesy of UNL. 
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