Psychologist Career Progression

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To start off your education and progression into becoming a Psychologist, you will need a bachelor's degree which would take around four to five years. During this time you would learn about the fundamentals of psychology. After that, you will need a master's degree which would be an additional two to three years. In this time, you would practice in the field as a case manager, employment specialist, or social worker. Then, most state licensing boards require a doctorate which would take around four to seven years after getting a master’s degree. The type of doctoral degree you choose would be either a Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) or Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology (PhD) and that would all depend on your career goals. Many states also require
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