Explore theories and best practices in your area of interest with one of five specializations in our online PhD in Psychology degree program.
With our online PhD in Psychology program, you can prepare to make valuable contributions to organizations while helping individuals, families, and groups improve their lives.
Taught by respected researchers and psychology experts, coursework explores current theories and best practices and empowers you to combine scholarly research with practical expertise. Research opportunities help you build the skills and knowledge you need to work with a diverse clientele in a variety of settings. A PhD in Psychology online from Walden can prepare you to serve as a practitioner, instructor or professor, consultant, administrator, or researcher for government, nonprofit, and private organizations.*
The ability to transfer credit at Walden can give you a more seamless, effective, and cost-efficient way to continue your education. Complete your required coursework sooner by transferring applicable required graduate credits into a Walden degree program.
Find detailed information for the Counseling, Clinical, or School Psychology specialization of this program, or all other specializations of this program, including possible occupations, completion rate, program costs, and median student loan debt.
*Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree program.
Note on Licensure
The PhD in Psychology is not a licensure program and does not prepare an individual to become a licensed psychology professional.