I'm interested in working with teens and I
want a graduate degree in psychology. What kinds of programs should I look for?
Clinical psychology? Also, can I just attend the same school where I received my
undergraduate degree? How important is it that I get each degree from a
If you're interested in adolescent development
and want to teach at a university, then a developmental psychology program is
the way to go.
Graduate Programs in Human Development
Graduate Programs in Developmental Psychology
If you want a practice, then consider clinical
psychology or child clinical.
Graduate Programs in Clinical Psychology
Is it important to receive your degrees from different institutions? If you want
to practice, it's not important. It might become important if you want an
academic position because it would suggest that you haven't been exposed to
multiple paradigms and ways of conceptualizing issues.