ERIC Number: EJ1103562
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Jul
Abstractor: As Provided
Postbaccalaureate Salaries of Psychology Majors from a Historically Black University: How Much Does a Master's Degree Add?
Sibulkin, Amy E.; Butler, J. S.
Teaching of Psychology, v43 n3 p250-254 Jul 2016
A sample of predominantly African American psychology major baccalaureates from a historically Black university self-reported job types, salaries, and master's degree completion. For this pre-2009 recession sample, we found that (a) the rates of employment were quite high; (b) most jobs were related to health, mental health, social work, and education; and (c) the average salary was comparable to national estimates. After controlling for GPA, completion of a master's degree predicted substantially higher salaries.
Descriptors: College Graduates, African American Students, Black Colleges, Universities, Psychology, Majors (Students), Salaries, Bachelors Degrees, Masters Degrees, Employment Patterns, Education Work Relationship, Predictor Variables, Multiple Regression Analysis, Health Occupations, Mental Health, Social Work, Education
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