Job Outlook in Vermont
High Demand

What you might do
Psychiatrists are doctors who specialize in mental health.  They diagnose, treat, and help prevent mental illness by counseling patients and prescribing medication.

Where you might work
Mental health center, private practice, hospital, residential treatment center.

Related Links
My Next Move: Psychiatrists
O*Net Online: Psychiatrists
Occupational Outlook Handbook: Physicians and Surgeons
Vermont Psychiatric Association
American Psychiatric Association

Education Required
Psychiatrists hold a doctoral degree (4 years after a 4-year bachelor’s degree) and spend about 4 years in residency.

Where to Study

For more information, contact your regional AHEC:

Northern Vermont AHEC

Southern Vermont AHEC