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Careers for Clinical Psychology PhD Program Graduates

Common Job Titles

  • Geropsychologist
  • Health psychologist
  • Neuropsychologist
  • Physician
  • Surgeon

Job Outlook Data

Clinical psychologists held around 160,200 jobs in 2014, the last year for which data are available. Employment of psychologists is projected to grow 19 percent from 2014 to 2024.

The demand for clinical and counseling psychologists will increase as people continue to turn to psychologists for help with their problems. Psychologists will also be needed to provide services to an aging population, helping people deal with the mental and physical changes that happen as they grow older.

Where Can I work With This Major?

Employers of Clinical Psychology degree holders include:

  • State, local and private schools
  • Government
  • Offices of mental health practitioners
  • Hospitals
  • Individual and family services


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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Psychologists

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