My Long Term Educational And Professional Goals

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When beginning the psychology major, I was unsure of what my long term educational and professional goals were. Now that I am in my senior year, I am still not positive about my path overall path. However, I do have a plan that I feel will work perfect for me. I am reaching a time in my life where I will be financial stable, be married, have a partner to share responsibilities, and have the knowledge to be the best parent possible. I think it is important for one parent to be home before the children enter preschool. Once the children are entered in school, I feel it would be a good time for me to either go back to school or choose a career I can achieve with my bachelor’s degree. If I were to go back to school, it would most likely be to obtain a master’s degree for counseling. I am very interested in Central Washington University’s Master Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis. In ten years, if I complete my masters, I see myself working with families, children or adolescents. This might be either in an office setting or school setting. I know that I would not want to go to the client’s home as the primary setting.
There are several ways in which the courses I have taken at Central Washington University have influenced personal growth for my educational goals. First, taking PSY 300 research methods, PSY 362 introductory statistics and participating in directed research has contributed immensely to my personal growth. Writing a research proposal in PSY 300 was very…

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