General Program

Gain a broad understanding of developmental psychology and how you can apply its principles across the lifespan. You’ll explore how language, culture, and context shape and influence human development.

Completion Requirements

  • 48 total quarter credits
    • Core courses (33 cr.)
    • Specialization courses (15 cr.)

This sequence represents the minimum credits to complete the program. The number of credits and the time to completion for the program may vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment specialist at 855-646-5286.

Courses

Quarter Course Code Course Credits
Quarter 1 Course Code DPSY 6002 Course Foundations for Graduate Study in Psychology Credits (3 cr.)
Quarter 1 Course Code DPSY 6111 Course Themes and Theories of Developmental Psychology Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 2 Course Code DPSY 6215 Course Lifespan Development Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 2 Course Code DPSY 6218 Course Gender and Human Development Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 3 Course Code DPSY 6121 Course Development in the Digital Age Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 3 Course Code RSCH 6100Y Course Research Theory, Design, and Methods Credits (4 cr.)
Quarter 4 Course Code DPSY 6114 Course Language and Cognitive Development Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 4 Course Code DPSY 6217 Course Social and Emotional Development Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 5 Course Code DPSY 6400
or
DPSY 6228
Course Diversity in Child/Adolescent Development and Learning

International Perspectives on Human Development
Credits (5 cr.)

(5 cr.)
Quarter 5 Course Code DPSY 6393 Course Capstone Credits (5 cr.)
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