A career as a Judge or Hearing Officer with a Psychology degree
Judges and hearing officers apply the law by overseeing the legal process in courts. They also conduct pretrial hearings, resolve administrative disputes, facilitate negotiations between opposing parties, and issue legal decisions. All judges and hearing officers are employed by local, state, and federal governments. Most work in courts. The majority work full time.
Judges usually have law degrees and work experience as lawyers--check out the link below about a career as a Lawyer. However, some administrative law judge, hearing officer, and magistrate positions only require a bachelor’s degree. We will add, however, that having some courses in conflict resolution, ot public policy might improve your job chances if you only have a Bachelor's degree.
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