The School of Psychology is dedicated to preparing you with the professional knowledge, skills, and ethical dispositions needed to advance your career and transform lives.

Led by a faculty of distinguished scholars, researchers, and active practitioners, our programs empower you to immediately apply the latest research, theory, and best practices in psychology to help individuals, communities, and organizations cope with real-world challenges.


The School of Psychology envisions creating a community of competent and ethical professionals with strong critical thinking skills and the ability to work in a diverse, global community. We envision our graduates to have a commitment to social justice and social change through the inquiry, discovery, and application of their knowledge and skills, thereby positively influencing human experiences throughout the world.


The School of Psychology provides educational programs based on the scholar-practitioner model dedicated to improve the human experience within a global community. Graduates demonstrate critical thinking, acquire a competent knowledge of the content and methods of their discipline, and exhibit the highest ethical standards of their profession. The application of the knowledge, skills, and attitudes acquired by the graduates, in turn, facilitates a positive change within their own lives and the lives of others.

From crisis management and response to industrial and organizational psychology, the school offers more than 40 degree specializations and concentrations and a flexible array of electives—enabling you to tailor your studies to your specific career goals and interests.

As a leader in distance learning for 45 years, Walden offers degree programs that serve the needs of more than 47,800 working professionals. Our progressive, online programs incorporate theory and practice to offer:

  • Action-oriented research you can use immediately in your profession.
  • Flexibility to maintain your commitments to family, career, and lifelong learning.
  • Opportunities to collaborate with leading experts from a range of industries and fields.
  • Knowledge and credentials to advance your career and make a difference in the lives of those you serve.
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