PSYCHIATRY

Psychiatrists focus on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental, emotional and behavioral disorders. A psychiatrist is a medical doctor (MD or DO) who specializes in mental health, including substance abuse disorders.

EDUCATION REQUIRED
  • Bachelor’s degree (4 yours)

  • Take the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT)

  • Medical Degree (MD or D) (4 years)

  • Clinical Residency in Psychiatry (4 years)

  • Become licensed by state you wish to practice

PLACES OF EMPLOYMENT
  • Hospitals

  • Private practice

  • University

SALARY RANGE

$200,000 - $250,000

For more information on this program, visit the Education page

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