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Explore our PhD in Developmental Psychology General Program

Gain a broad understanding of developmental psychology and how you can apply its principles across the life span. In the General Program, you’ll develop an understanding of psychopathology, including emotional and behavioral disorders, and the classification systems of infants, children, and adolescents. You’ll also develop the skills necessary to apply a multidisciplinary approach to the study of aging. You may choose to focus on one of the following:

  • The cognitive, social-emotional, and psychomotor characteristics of individuals who display significant behavioral deviation from the norm.
  • The impact and psychological implications associated with culture.

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.

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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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