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2023 Jazz Camp

This camp for middle and high school students features classes in jazz improvisation and ear training, as well as instrumental master classes. Big band rehearsals include rhythm sectionals and combos, and participants enjoy professional performances by the guest faculty each afternoon. June 11-16; Full Day Tuition-$399.

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Can You Find a Rewarding Career in Psychology?

YES! An amazing variety of careers await students pursuing degrees in psychology. Recent statistics support psychology as a hot career choice. According to the American Psychological Association, more students are majoring in psychology than ever before—over 85,000 students graduate with psychology degrees each year. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that employment of psychologists is expected to grow 12 percent from 2008 to 2018.

Employers view psychology as a useful degree for employees to receive, because it strengthens their interpersonal and critical thinking skills. In addition, it helps people improve their research, observational, data analysis and writing skills.

To maximize their career prospects, community college students need to plan to invest in completing a bachelor’s degree and eventually pursuing an appropriate graduate degree required for their specialization. Graduate education boosts students’ potential earnings, which currently average $56,000 annually for professional psychologists. Psychology instructors can assist students in making timely decisions regarding their future educational plans and available career options.

The traditional image of the psychologist as primarily an analyst or therapist in private practice has changed enormously. A majority of today’s psychological professionals work in a diversity of fields in health, industry, and education and serve in newer specialties such as school, health, industrial and counseling psychology. Most students wanting to become psychotherapists often start in assistant positions in state hospitals, public clinics, mental health centers, and humans service agencies. Many now begin employment in alcohol and drug abuse programs, crisis intervention services, community mental health clinics, nursing home and rehabilitation centers, correctional facilities, human resource agencies and social welfare organizations.

While some graduates go on to advanced degrees, others find their education helps them land initial positions in social services, public affairs, administrative support, management, sales and education. A psychology degree, also, provides a solid foundation for graduate study, mental health counseling, business, health care, and a variety of other specialties or professions.

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