Q&A: After getting a bachelors degree in psychology, can you study any graduate program of your choice ?

Question by bubu: After getting a bachelors degree in psychology, can you study any graduate program of your choice ?
I am almost done with my first degree (psychology), and I completed a minor in economics . I don’t want to study anything related to psychology in graduate school … Is it possible to branch out ? Especially in the Canadian system ?

Best answer:

Answer by Bob Arum
I say if you’re not afraid of stacking up the debt and keep job experience waiting, hell YEAH!!!!

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2 Comments so far »

  1. ownpool said,

    Wrote on April 30, 2013 @ 4:17 am

    Almost all academic (as opposed to professional e.g. law, medicine, business, social work, etc.) graduate programs require an undergraduate major in the same field or a closely related field (e.g. physics for astronomy).

  2. LAW89 said,

    Wrote on April 30, 2013 @ 5:15 am

    I got my undergraduate in Psychology and I applied to a master’s degree program for Public Administration. They accepted me. I didn’t go because I was offered a full time job, and took that instead, but at least I was accepted. You can’t branch out to particular masters programs that require extensive undergraduate training, but there are certain programs that don’t really care what your undergraduate degree is in. My friend majored in Psychology and she’s planning to attend law school. Another friend of mine majored in Psychology and she’s trying to become a general practitioner. Just research it and try and find your nitch

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