Psychologists work primarily in colleges and universities, hospitals, clinics, police departments, research institutes, government, business and industry, schools and in private practice. Certainly there is a wide range of employment opportunities for students who go on to university to specialize in psychology at the graduate level. Of course, most students in the Social Science Program are not planning to be psychologists. However, future psychologists or not, the psychology courses at Dawson are designed to develop two abilities that are essential to success at the university and in most workplace situations: a better understanding of human behaviour and critical thinking.

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Most universities offer psychology courses and psychology programs leading to specialized degrees. Since entrance requirements tend to differ from one institution to another and sometimes change, it is best to contact specific universities for information regarding entrance requirements and specific programs.


Last Modified: May 2, 2014