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Psychology and Psychotherapy: Research Study

Career Decision-Making Self-Efficacy on Mathematics and Science: A Literature Review

  • Open or CloseCharokopaki K Argyro*

    Department of Philosophy, Pedagogy and Psychology, Greece

    *Corresponding author: Charokopaki K Argyro, Department of Philosophy, Pedagogy and Psychology, Greece

Submission: November 16, 2019;Published: November 20, 2019

DOI: 10.31031/PPRS.2019.02.000556

ISSN: 2639-0612
Volume3 Issue2


Using social-cognitive career theory as a framework, this article synthesizes pertinent research of career counseling intervention programs on middle school students STEM engagement. It mentions school counseling techniques and activities that have been shown to bring about positive outcomes in promoting STEM self-efficacy, outcome expectations/intentions and goals in career decision making on mathematics/science. Other implications for career and school counselors and counseling practice are also discussed.

Keywords: Career decision making self-efficacy on mathematics/science; Career counseling intervention; Middle school students

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