General Program Specialization - M.S. in Clinical Psychology

General Program

Explore the complexities of human behavior with Walden’s M.S. in Clinical Psychology program. By focusing on coursework that emphasizes current research, you can gain the skills to promote psychological health in individuals, families, and organizations. Study the theories and research associated with human behavior as you position yourself to pursue a Ph.D. or to work in a range of settings, including healthcare, education, and government.

Completion Requirements

  • 56–59 total quarter credits 
    • Foundation course (1 cr.) 
    • Core courses (49 cr.) 
    • Practicum* (6–9 cr.)

This program can be completed in as little as two years. Time to completion may vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 1-866-492-5336.


Courses are delivered in a prescribed sequence.

*You can elect to take CPSY 6900 Master’s Practicum III (3 credits) after CPSY 6800 Master’s Practicum II. CPSY 6900 is an optional course for those students whose state requirements require additional practicum hours.

The M.S. in Clinical Psychology degree is not designed to prepare students to become a licensed psychology professional.

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