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Advance With an Online Psychology Degree From Walden

Make life better for the people and populations around you. With a focus on real-world application, Walden’s online degrees in psychology are designed to help you turn inspiration into action and knowledge into power.

From teaching and research to consulting and program evaluation, our online psychology degree programs emphasize vital skills that are relevant in a number of settings and fields. You’ll be supported along the way by a community of fellow change agents dedicated to making a positive impact.

Pursue Your Passion

Choose from psychology programs at undergraduate and graduate levels, and tailor your studies with a variety of program options.

Learn From Active Practitioners

Our dedicated faculty, who are active in their fields and communities, bring firsthand experiences and insights to every class.

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Benefit from robust student services that include our online University Library, Writing Center, and Academic Skills Center.

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Walden’s Education for Good® philosophy is woven into each program, giving you the skills you need to create social change.

Psychology Programs

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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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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 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.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 2/28/2022
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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.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 2/28/2022
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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.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 2/28/2022
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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.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 2/28/2022
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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.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 2/28/2022
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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.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 2/28/2022
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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?

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 2/28/2022
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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.

Next Start Dates

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

Military

    Specialization

The courses in this specialization help you develop an understanding of military culture and the short- and long-term effects of post-traumatic stress disorder.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 2/28/2022
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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.

Next Start Dates

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

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)

    Specialization

Help people with autism and developmental disabilities engage more successfully with the world when you choose the Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) specialization. 

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MS in Psychology

Digital Psychology

    Specialization

Learn to apply psychological principles to human behavior in the digital space with Walden’s MS in Psychology Digital Psychology specialization.

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MS in Psychology

Applied Psychology

    Specialization

Explore the fundamentals of psychology, including methods, theory, and principles of the field while learning about psychopathology, intervention, and principles of ethics in professional psychology practice. This specialization also offers a Doctoral Preparation.

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PhD in Psychology

Research in Psychology

    Specialization

Extend your research skills beyond our core requirements. Coursework includes survey research, tests/measurement, advanced mixed-methods analysis, and multivariate analysis.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 2/28/2022
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