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Jane S. Halonen, PhD

University of West Florida

What is the value of a psychology degree?

"From my vantage point, psychology may be one of the strongest liberal arts majors students can choose to help them prepare for the challenge of professional employment. . . . The 'Psychology advantage' not only should prepare students for the rigors of graduate school, but also should contribute to forming a first-rate employee."

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