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Master’s Programs

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MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Trauma and Crisis Counseling

    Specialization

When recovering from trauma or disasters, individuals and communities need the help of professionals trained in trauma and crisis counseling. Through this specialization, you can gain the counseling skills and theoretical foundation to help individuals heal from trauma and assist communities in managing crisis.

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  • Course-Based: 2/28/2022
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MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Military Families and Culture

    Specialization

Help families cope with the complex emotional challenges of military life with a specialization in Military Families and Culture. Explore the nuances of military culture as well as the common hardships associated with the military lifestyle—from prolonged separation and combat-related injuries to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 2/28/2022
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MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Forensic Counseling

    Specialization

Increasingly the legal and criminal justice systems are seeking the expert advice and skills of forensic counselors to determine the proper resolution of cases and the most effective treatment for offenders. Through this specialization, you can build your knowledge of mental health law, with a specific focus on juvenile justice and delinquency.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 2/28/2022
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MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling

    Specialization

Help couples and families resolve emotional conflicts and improve communication to create a happier, more peaceful home environment.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 2/28/2022
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MS in Developmental Psychology

Adult Development and Gerontology

    Specialization

To meet the needs faced by an aging population in the U.S., this specialization focuses on developmental aspects of adult life, which includes aging, work, sexuality, and geriatric psychology.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 2/28/2022
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MS in Developmental Psychology

Administration and Leadership

    Specialization

Prepare yourself as a leader and administrator in the field of human development. You will learn theories and research regarding developmental psychology while gaining knowledge and skills in the areas of organizational behavior, leadership development, and consulting that you can apply in professional fields related to human development.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 2/28/2022
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MS in Developmental Psychology

Child and Adolescent Development

    Specialization

In this specialization, you will apply the latest theories and research on child development, abnormal psychology, behavior analysis, and health to promote the well-being of children and adolescents in schools, communities, and families.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 2/28/2022
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MS in Developmental Psychology

Health and Human Development

    Specialization

In this specialization, you will apply the latest psychological research and theory in developmental psychology to real-world situations within healthcare and human and social services settings.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 2/28/2022
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MS in Developmental Psychology

International Perspectives in Developmental Psychology

    Specialization

Understanding human development in this era of global crises is more important than ever. This specialization focuses on human development throughout the world.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 2/28/2022
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Online 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.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 2/28/2022
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MS in Developmental Psychology

Self-Designed

    Specialization

This specialization provides you with maximum flexibility by allowing you to design a program that most closely matches your personal and professional goals. You will choose any three specialization courses from the MS in Developmental Psychology program.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 2/28/2022
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Online Master of Public Administration (MPA)

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.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 2/28/2022
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Online Master of Public Administration (MPA)

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.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 2/28/2022
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Online Master of Public Administration (MPA)

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.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 2/28/2022
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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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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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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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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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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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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.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 2/28/2022
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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.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 2/28/2022
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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.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 2/28/2022
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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.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 2/28/2022
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