What is PROFESSION?

Written by Pam MS, NCSP | Fact checked by Psychology Dictionary staff 

Any occupation that requires specialized knowledge based on guidelines and rules of conduct previously established to govern such items as minimal qualifications, training performance levels fees and business practices. Often rules also govern relations between members of the profession and their clients and co-workers.

PROFESSION: "My profession is governed by my state board and industry boards of conduct."

More On This Topic



Link to This Definition

Did you find this definition of PROFESSION helpful? You can share it by copying the code below and adding it to your blog or web page.