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PhD in Psychology - (related entry)

Tuition – Coursework:

Requirements

Cost

65

quarter credits

$585

per quarter hour for coursework and dissertation credits

 
subtotal

$38,025^

 

Tuition – Dissertation:

Requirements

Cost

20 — 125

quarter credits

$585

per quarter hour for coursework and dissertation credits

 
subtotal

$11,700 — $68,445*

 

Based on a 3 year minimum completion requirement and an 8-year maximum timeframe.

Take advantage of Walden's world class student services to support timely completion

 


Technology Fee:

Cost

$140

per quarter

 
subtotal

$1,540 — $4,256*

 

4-Day Residency Fee:

Requirements

Cost

Four Residencies

(residency two and residency four may be virtual; additional residencies may be required or recommended)

$1,375

(travel, lodging and other expenses are additional)

$1,475

(virtual)

 
Subtotal

$5,700

 


Overall Total:

3-Year Minimum

8-Year Maximum

 

$57,075

Assuming completion in 3-year minimum timeframe

$116,426*+

Assuming completion in 8-year maximum timeframe

 
 

PhD in Psychology - (non-related entry)

Tuition – Coursework & Dissertation:

Requirements

Cost

90

quarter credits

 

$585

per quarter hour for coursework and dissertation credits

 
subtotal

$52,650^

 

Tuition – Dissertation:

Requirements

Cost

20 — 115

quarter credits

$585

per quarter hour for coursework and dissertation credits

 
subtotal

$11,700 — $62,595*

 

Based on a 3 year minimum completion requirement and an 8-year maximum timeframe.

Take advantage of Walden's world class student services to support timely completion

 


Technology Fee:

Cost

$140

per quarter

 
subtotal

$1,820 — $4,256*

 

4-Day Residency Fee:

Requirements

Cost

Four Residencies

(residency two and residency four may be virtual; additional residencies may be required or recommended)

$1,375

(travel, lodging and other expenses are additional)

$1,475

(virtual)

 
Subtotal

$5,700

 


Overall Total:

3-Year Minimum

8-Year Maximum

 

$71,870

Assuming completion in 3-year minimum timeframe

$125,201*+

Assuming completion in 8-year maximum timeframe

 
 

PhD in Psychology - Fast Track Option

Tuition – Coursework & Dissertation:

Requirements

Cost

7 terms

 

$6,800

per term

 
subtotal

$47,600^

 

Tuition – Dissertation:

Requirements

Cost

15 — 115

quarter credits

$585

per quarter hour for coursework and dissertation credits

 
subtotal

$8,775 — $62,595*

 

Based on a 2.25-year minimum completion requirement and an 8-year maximum timeframe.

Take advantage of Walden's world class student services to support timely completion

 


Technology Fee:

Cost

$140

Per Quarter

 
Subtotal

$1,400 — $4,256*

 

4-Day Residency Fee:

Requirements

Cost

Four Residencies

 

Included in tuition

 
Subtotal

$0

 

Overall Total:

2.5-Year Minimum

8-Year Maximum

 

$57,775

Assuming completion in 2.25-year minimum timeframe

$114,451*+

Assuming completion in 8-year maximum timeframe

 
 

Effective Feb. 25, 2019

PhD in Psychology - (related entry)

Tuition – Coursework:

Requirements

Cost

65

quarter credits

$585

per quarter hour for coursework and dissertation credits

 
subtotal

$38,025^

 

Tuition – Dissertation:

Requirements

Cost

20 — 125

quarter credits

$585

per quarter hour for coursework and dissertation credits

 
subtotal

$11,700 — $68,445*

 

Based on a 3 year minimum completion requirement and an 8-year maximum timeframe.

Take advantage of Walden's world class student services to support timely completion

 


Technology Fee:

Cost

$150

per quarter

 
subtotal

$1,650 — $4,800*

 

4-Day Residency Fee:

Requirements

Cost

Four Residencies

(residency two and residency four may be virtual; additional residencies may be required or recommended)

$1,375

(travel, lodging and other expenses are additional)

$1,475

(virtual)

 
Subtotal

$5,700

 


Overall Total:

3-Year Minimum

8-Year Maximum

 

$56,965

Assuming completion in 3-year minimum timeframe

$116,970*+

Assuming completion in 8-year maximum timeframe

 
 

Effective Feb. 25, 2019

PhD in Psychology - (non-related entry)

Tuition – Coursework & Dissertation:

Requirements

Cost

90

quarter credits

 

$585

per quarter hour for coursework and dissertation credits

 
subtotal

$52,650^

 

Tuition – Dissertation:

Requirements

Cost

20 — 115

quarter credits

$585

per quarter hour for coursework and dissertation credits

 
subtotal

$11,700 — $62,595*

 

Based on a 3 year minimum completion requirement and an 8-year maximum timeframe.

Take advantage of Walden's world class student services to support timely completion

 


Technology Fee:

Cost

$150

per quarter

 
subtotal

$1,950 — $4,800*

 

4-Day Residency Fee:

Requirements

Cost

Four Residencies

(residency two and residency four may be virtual; additional residencies may be required or recommended)

$1,375

(travel, lodging and other expenses are additional)

$1,475

(virtual)

 
Subtotal

$5,700

 


Overall Total:

3-Year Minimum

8-Year Maximum

 

$72,000

Assuming completion in 3-year minimum timeframe

$125,745*+

Assuming completion in 8-year maximum timeframe

 
 

Effective Feb. 25, 2019

PhD in Psychology - Fast Track Option

Tuition – Coursework & Dissertation:

Requirements

Cost

7 terms

 

$6,800

per term

 
subtotal

$47,600^

 

Tuition – Dissertation:

Requirements

Cost

15 — 115

quarter credits

$585

per quarter hour for coursework and dissertation credits

 
subtotal

$8,775 — $62,595*

 

Based on a 2.25-year minimum completion requirement and an 8-year maximum timeframe.

Take advantage of Walden's world class student services to support timely completion

 


Technology Fee:

Cost

$150

Per Quarter

 
Subtotal

$1,500 — $4,560*

 

4-Day Residency Fee:

Requirements

Cost

Four Residencies

 

Included in tuition

 
Subtotal

$0

 

Overall Total:

2.5-Year Minimum

8-Year Maximum

 

$57,875

Assuming completion in 2.25-year minimum timeframe

$114,755*+

Assuming completion in 8-year maximum timeframe

 
 

Time to completion and cost are not estimates of individual experience and will vary based on individual factors applicable to the student. Factors may be programmatic or academic such as tuition and fee increases and/or the student’s transfer credits accepted by Walden; program or specialization changes; unsuccessful course completion; credit load per term; writing, research and editing skills; use of external data for their doctoral study/dissertation; individual progress in the program. Other factors may include personal issues such as the student’s employment obligations; care giving responsibilities or health issues; part-time vs. fulltime enrollment; leaves of absence; or other personal circumstances.

Tuition and fees are subject to change. Books and materials are not included and may cost up to an additional $1,400 to $1,600. Students may incur additional costs for remedial writing assistance if necessary.

^This assumes students successfully complete their coursework on the first attempt.

*Tuition and fee estimates reflect Walden’s standard 20% reduction in tuition and fees applied after a student has completed six years of study at Walden and is enrolled in the dissertation or doctoral study phase. Tuition may be higher if the criteria for that discount are not met. Tuition and fees will be higher if students petition to extend the 8-year maximum timeframe or choose to take more expensive elective courses.

+Tuition and time to complete may be reduced if transfer credits are accepted, or if you receive grants, scholarships or other tuition discounts. For a personalized estimate of the number of your transfer credits that Walden would accept, call an enrollment advisor at 1-866-492-5336.

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If you are interested in pursuing or advancing your career in the field of forensic psychology, this highly focused PhD program will give you a strong professional edge and solid content expertise, whether you choose to go into teaching, consulting, or program evaluation.
Walden has high standards. A disciplined approach to studies is essential.
Walden made it possible for me to pursue my doctoral studies through the flexibility of online learning so I could complete my classes, my residencies, and my studies on my time.
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Note: Time to completion and cost are not estimates of individual experience and will vary based on individual factors applicable to the student. Factors may be programmatic or academic such as tuition and fee increases and/or the student’s transfer credits accepted by Walden; program or specialization changes; unsuccessful course completion; credit load per term; part-time vs. fulltime enrollment; writing, research and editing skills; use of external data for their doctoral study/dissertation; and individual progress in the program. Other factors may include personal issues such as the student’s employment obligations; care giving responsibilities or health issues; leaves of absence; or other personal circumstances.

Note: Time to completion and cost are not estimates of individual experience and will vary based on individual factors applicable to the student. Factors may be programmatic or academic, such as tuition and fee increases; transfer credits accepted by Walden; program or specialization changes; unsuccessful course completion; credit load per term; part-time vs. full-time enrollment; writing, research, and editing skills; use of external data for the doctoral study/dissertation; and individual progress in the program. Other factors may include personal issues such as the student’s employment obligations, caregiving responsibilities, or health issues; leaves of absence; or other personal circumstances.
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