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Expand Your Influence With a Doctoral Degree in Psychology From Walden

Whether you want to improve mental health services delivery or influence the next generation of psychology professionals, a Walden doctoral psychology degree can help you attain it. Learn from the leader: Walden is the No. 1 granter of PhD in Psychology degrees in the U.S.¹

Our psychology PhD programs and professional doctoral program focus on the skills you need to make a difference—for your career, organization, and community. Gain practical knowledge you can use immediately to address real problems in this ever-changing field. You’ll find one-on-one faculty support and other resources at every step, including our Doctoral Degree Coach™.

Doctoral Psychology Programs

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PhD in Forensic Psychology

Crisis Response

    Specialization

Discover how you can work with police departments or other law enforcement agencies assisting in officer selection and training, stress management, critical incident stress debriefing, hostage negotiations, and selection of special operations officers.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 5/30/2022
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PhD in Forensic Psychology

Victimology

    Specialization

Dive more deeply into the experience of the victim as well as that of first responders who may experience vicarious traumatization by working closely with victims.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 5/30/2022
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PhD in Forensic Psychology

Self-Designed

    Specialization

Gain a broad understanding of the forensic psychology field and how its principles are applied in a range of settings, from correctional institutions to court systems to community-based programs.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 5/30/2022
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PhD in Forensic Psychology

Criminal Justice Self-Designed

    Specialization

Gain a broad understanding of the intersection between forensic psychology and criminal justice fields. This self-designed specialization allows you to create a unique learning program to deepen your knowledge of forensic psychology as well as focus on criminal justice practice and theory.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 5/30/2022
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PhD in Forensic Psychology

Crisis Leadership Management

    Specialization

Gain leadership insights that will prepare you to effectively manage crisis situations. You will explore definitions of leadership, major theoretical leadership models, and contextual and situational factors related to leadership and change.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 5/30/2022
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PhD in Clinical Psychology

Industrial and Organizational Psychology

    Specialization

In this specialization, you will apply psychological principles to the workplace. Coursework explores the relationship between leader and group behaviors, measuring human factors, group decision-making, organizational design and culture, intervention development, and management of change.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 5/30/2022
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PhD in Clinical Psychology

Forensic Psychology

    Specialization

In this specialization, you will explore the field of health psychology, changing health behaviors, the impact of stress on individuals, and ways of helping patients to cope.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 5/30/2022
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PhD in Clinical Psychology

Health

    Specialization

In this specialization, you will explore the field of health psychology, changing health behaviors, the impact of stress on individuals, and ways of helping patients to cope.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 5/30/2022
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PsyD in Behavioral Health Leadership

Teaching

    Specialization

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 5/30/2022
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