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Thrive in a Competitive Marketplace with Our Online Master’s Programs

There’s a future that’s yours for the taking. Whether you’re looking to move into leadership or embark on a new career, Walden’s master’s programs allow you to focus your studies in an area that directly impacts your goals.

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More than 40 master’s programs with over 175 specializations.

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Master’s Programs

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MS in Developmental Psychology

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 date

    4/12/2021
  • Transfer Credits

    Up to 24 Credits
Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Master of Public Administration (MPA) - Public Management and Leadership

Specialization

Behind every successful government is an organized team of dedicated and knowledgeable professionals. Learn how to develop and manage effective government programs at the local, state, and federal levels. The Public Management and Leadership specialization will enable you to make a positive difference in communities through public governance that includes transparency, accountability, and efficiency.

  • Next start date

    4/12/2021
  • Transfer Credits

    Up to 30 Credits
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 date

    4/12/2021
  • Transfer Credits

    Up to 30 Credits
Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Master of Public Administration (MPA) - Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Specialization

Behind every successful government is an organized team of dedicated and knowledgeable professionals. Learn how to develop and manage effective government programs at the local, state, and federal levels. The Public Management and Leadership specialization will enable you to make a positive difference in communities through public governance that includes transparency, accountability, and efficiency.

  • Next start date

    4/12/2021
  • Transfer Credits

    Up to 30 Credits
Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Master of Public Administration (MPA) - General Program

Specialization

A broad understanding of the field of public administration can help prepare you for a range of career options at federal, state, and local agencies as well as in the private and nonprofit sectors. In the General Program, you will have the opportunity to gain cross-sectoral management and communication skills that can be applied domestically and globally.

  • Next start date

    4/12/2021
  • Transfer Credits

    Up to 24 Credits
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 date

    4/12/2021
  • Transfer Credits

    Up to 30 Credits
MS Dual Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling

MS Dual Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling - Addiction Counseling

Specialization

Walden’s online Addiction Counseling specialization in the MS Dual Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling program. The curriculum is uniquely designed to meet CACREP guidelines for granting these two distinct degrees at the same time.

  • Next start date

    4/12/2021
  • Accreditation

    CACREP Accredited
  • Transfer Credits

    Up to 45 Credits
MS Dual Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling

MS Dual Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling - Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling

Specialization

Walden’s online Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling specialization in the MS Dual Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling program. The curriculum is uniquely designed to meet CACREP guidelines for granting these two distinct degrees at the same time.

  • Next start date

    4/12/2021
  • Accreditation

    CACREP Accredited
  • Transfer Credits

    Up to 45 Credits
MS Dual Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling

MS Dual Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling - Forensic Counseling

Specialization

Walden’s online Forensic Counseling specialization in the MS Dual Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling program. The curriculum is uniquely designed to meet CACREP guidelines for granting these two distinct degrees at the same time.

  • Next start date

    4/12/2021
  • Accreditation

    CACREP Accredited
  • Transfer Credits

    Up to 45 Credits
MS in Criminal Justice

MS in Criminal Justice - Homeland Security Policy and Coordination

Specialization

Public safety is a pressing concern, and homeland security policymakers are faced with tough decisions every day. The specialization in Homeland Security Policy and Coordination offers you a foundation for evaluating and creating protective measures and policies that do not compromise individual rights and freedoms.

  • Next start date

    4/12/2021
  • Transfer Credits

    Up to 24 Credits
MS in Criminal Justice

MS in Criminal Justice - Public Management and Leadership

Specialization Multiple Learning Options Available
  • Course-Based
  • Tempo Competency-Based Learning

This specialization prepares you to develop strategies for managing unpredictable change in public organizations. You will discover how transformative change occurs in complex public systems and how language can influence and inspire organizational change.

    • Next start dates

    • 4/12/2021 Course-Based
    • 5/3/2021 Tempo Competency-Based Learning
  • Transfer Credits

    Up to 24 Credits
MS in Criminal Justice

MS in Criminal Justice - Terrorism, Mediation, and Peace

Specialization

The threat of terrorism demands constant vigilance and a concentrated effort on prevention. This specialization provides a foundation for understanding anti-terrorism legislation and its impact on public policies. Explore how terrorism policies are drafted and enforced and how ethical issues related to human rights are treated.

  • Next start date

    4/12/2021
  • Transfer Credits

    Up to 24 Credits
MS in Criminal Justice

MS in Criminal Justice - Global Leadership

Specialization

With a specialization in Global Leadership, you can gain skills and knowledge that are essential to operating effectively in regions seeking to develop and modernize. Learn about the roles of strategic planning, management, and leadership in public and nonprofit entities and methods to facilitate timely and effective decision making in uncertain circumstances.

  • Next start date

    4/12/2021
  • Transfer Credits

    Up to 24 Credits
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