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Explore our PhD in Developmental Psychology Child and Adolescent Development specialization

In the Child and Adolescent Development specialization, you’ll learn to apply the latest theories and research on child development, abnormal psychology, behavior analysis, and health issues affecting children and adolescents. With a focus on practical approaches to real-world challenges, such as bullying and obesity, you’ll gain the tools you need to make an impact on the well-being of children and adolescents in school, communities, and at home.

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Receive a $4,000 grant if you reside in the U.S. and start this program on November 30, 2020. Contact one of our enrollment specialists to learn more.

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Choose the Path That Is Right for You

TRACK I: Choose this track if you have a master's degree in developmental psychology or psychology.

TRACK II: Choose this track if you have a master's degree in a another discipline.

FINANCIAL AID

Many Walden degree-seeking students—67%—receive some form of financial aid.* Create a customized plan that makes sense for you.

*Source: Walden University’s Office of Financial Aid. Data reports as of 2018.

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PROGRAM SAVINGS

Receive a $4,000 grant if you reside in the U.S. and start this program on November 30, 2020. Contact one of our enrollment specialists to learn more.

Get Started Now

Admission Requirements

General Admission Requirements
Completed online application and transcripts. Please note that the materials you are required to submit may vary depending on the academic program to which you apply. More information for international applicants.

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