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Master’s Programs

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MS in Industrial and Organizational (I/O) Psychology

Self-Designed

    Specialization

The Self-Designed specialization lets you design your own program of study.

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  • Course-Based: 7/11/2022
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MS in Industrial and Organizational (I/O) Psychology

Consulting Psychology

    Specialization

Gain the business perspectives and specialized I-O expertise to enter and advance in the field of organizational and professional development consulting. Learn the consulting competencies, psychological methods, and change management techniques required to address issues related to human behavior in the workplace and examine the business factors that affect organizational success.

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  • Course-Based: 7/11/2022
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MS in Industrial and Organizational (I/O) Psychology

Evidence-Based Coaching

    Specialization

This specialization meets the growing demand for professional certified coaches in corporations, health and wellness, general business, government agencies, educational institutions, and other types of businesses.

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  • Course-Based: 7/11/2022
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MS in Industrial and Organizational (I/O) Psychology

Human Resource Management

    Specialization

In this specialization, you will examine and apply the science of industrial and organizational (I-O) psychology in effective human resource management (HRM) practices in today’s diverse workplace.

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  • Course-Based: 7/11/2022
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MS in Industrial and Organizational (I/O) Psychology

International Business

    Specialization

In this specialization, you will prepare to address the challenges of today’s culturally diverse workforce. Designed to deepen your knowledge of workplace and organizational behavior, this program helps you develop specialized expertise in talent assessment, selection, performance management, motivation, work attitudes, leadership, and organizational behavior and development.

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  • Course-Based: 7/11/2022
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Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Nonprofit Management and Leadership

    Specialization

Nonprofit organizations face unique challenges that include funding initiatives, recruiting and retaining volunteers, analyzing public policy, and advocating for reforms in legislation. In the Nonprofit Management and Leadership specialization, you’ll explore best practices for navigating through budgeting and finance issues, cultivating stakeholder relationships, and developing strategic plans that foster collaboration across sectors.

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  • Course-Based: 7/11/2022
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Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Diversity and Social Justice

    Specialization

In Walden’s MPA Diversity and Social Justice specialization, you’ll examine the integral role of diversity in public policy and administration.

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  • Course-Based: 7/11/2022
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Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Emergency Management

    Specialization

Designed for public safety administrators and emergency responders who want to move forward in their careers, this specialization examines vital emergency management issues and contingency planning.

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  • Course-Based: 7/11/2022
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Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Law and Public Policy

    Specialization

The Law and Public Policy specialization explores the relationship between statutes and case law and the impact that legislation and court systems can have on public policy. Explore fundamental legal concepts and current topics in law as well as U.S. Supreme Court cases that have had a major precedential effect on individual rights.

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  • Course-Based: 7/11/2022
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MS in Nonprofit Management and Leadership

MS in Nonprofit Management and Leadership - Self-Designed

    Specialization

With the Self-Designed specialization, you can create your own learning experience and focus on nonprofit management and leadership theories, principles, and practices in an area that matches your specific goals and interests.

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  • Course-Based: 7/11/2022
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MS in Nonprofit Management and Leadership

MS in Nonprofit Management and Leadership - Local Government Management for Sustainable Communities

    Specialization

Within the Local Government Management for Sustainable Communities specialization, you will discuss what sustainability and livability mean and explore a wide range of tools, strategies, and skills you can use to create sustainable communities that are more environmentally sound, economically prosperous, and socially equitable.

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  • Course-Based: 7/11/2022
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MS in Nonprofit Management and Leadership

MS in Nonprofit Management and Leadership - Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation

    Specialization

Designed for entrepreneurial professionals and students across all disciplines, coursework in this Walden MS in Nonprofit Management and Leadership specialization covers a range of organizational activities and structures and nonprofit sector responses.

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  • Course-Based: 7/11/2022
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MS in Nonprofit Management and Leadership

MS in Nonprofit Management and Leadership - Global Leadership

    Specialization

Explore strategies for helping Global South countries or developing regions build modern, sustainable communities with the Global Leadership specialization.

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  • Course-Based: 7/11/2022
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MS in Forensic Psychology

Cybercrimes

    Specialization

Explore how technology is used in the commission of various crimes that include child sexual exploitation, child pornography, cyberstalking, cyberbullying, and human trafficking.

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  • Course-Based: 7/11/2022
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MS in Forensic Psychology

General Program

    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.

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  • Course-Based: 7/11/2022
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MS in Forensic Psychology

Police Psychology

    Specialization

Discover how you can work with police departments or other law enforcement agencies by assisting in officer selection and training, stress management, critical incident stress debriefing, and hostage negotiation.

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  • Course-Based: 7/11/2022
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MS in Forensic Psychology

Self-Designed

    Specialization

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

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  • Course-Based: 7/11/2022
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MS in Forensic Psychology

Terrorism

    Specialization

Homeland security is a fast-growing field with career options emerging at the local, national, and global levels. Apply both psychological and public policy principles to understand the impact of terrorism and the countermeasures required to combat terrorist threats.

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  • Course-Based: 7/11/2022
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MS in Forensic Psychology

Legal Issues in Forensic Psychology

    Specialization

In today’s complex legal system, forensic psychology professionals are called upon to provide their expertise on the intersection of psychology and the law.

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  • Course-Based: 7/11/2022
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MS in Forensic Psychology

Criminal Justice Self-Designed

    Specialization

In 2010, nearly 5 million adults were on parole or probation in their communities and under the supervision of local adult correctional systems.* In this specialization, you will learn more about prevention, intervention, and consultation programs for criminal offenders in their communities.

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  • Course-Based: 7/11/2022
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MS in Forensic Psychology

Victimology

    Specialization

While much of forensic psychology is focused on offender behavior, this specialization allows you to focus on how crime impacts the victim. Learn about the relationships between victims and their perpetrators—for example, why do serial murderers target certain victim profiles?

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  • Course-Based: 7/11/2022
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MS in Forensic Psychology

Family Violence

    Specialization

It’s not unusual to come across news reports of unimaginable acts of family violence. Examine criminal behavior that includes intimate partner violence, child abuse, maternal and paternal filicide, and elderly abuse.

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  • Course-Based: 7/11/2022
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MS in Forensic Psychology

Sex Offender Behavior

    Specialization

Today’s media has recently highlighted individuals in prestigious positions who are involved in sexual offending behavior. Gain insight into the unique dynamics of sex offenders as you explore paraphilic behaviors, including pedophilia and hebephilia.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 7/11/2022
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