Graduate school

Graduate School Decisions & Preparation

Graduate programs prepare students for a specific career such as psychologist, licensed mental health care provider, lawyer, doctor, entrepreneur, social worker, or teacher. So, the only really good reason to go to graduate school is because you have a true interest and commitment to a specific career and you must to go to graduate school to be employed in that field.


Explore Careers in Mental Health Care

New! Video guidance. Excellent resources.  > PBS Careers in Mental Health Care

  • Explore diverse career paths within the mental health care field
  • Evidence-based practices are safe & effective psychotherapies. Why is it essential that you obtain training in them? How can you obtain training? 
  • Undergraduate preparation: Classes, experiential learning opportunities, research assistantships, community involvement, more.
  • Choosing a graduate degree: Doctoral or masters? PhD or PsyD? Clinical or counseling or...? 
  • Selecting graduate schools: Keep calm and use our resources to search for programs!