Psychiatrists

Job Description

Psychiatrists are physicians who diagnose, analyze and treat mental health disorders.

Academic Requirements

Becoming a psychiatrist requires many years of education and clinical training and licensing, including four years of medical school followed by at least four years in a psychiatric residency program. However, all this training begins with a bachelor’s degree. Individuals interested in careers in psychiatry can choose from a number of possible undergraduate majors, such as biology, chemistry or psychology.

Psychiatrists
$100
Thousand
or Higher
Average
Salary
High
Patient
Interaction
7.86%
Job
Growth
 
Low
Blood
Interaction
Doctoral or professional degree
Education
Required

Schools

Lincoln University

820 Chestnut
Jefferson City, 65101

Avila University

11901 Wornall Road
Kansas City, 64145-9990
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