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.
Choose from psychology programs at undergraduate and graduate levels, and tailor your studies with a variety of program options.
Our dedicated faculty, who are active in their fields and communities, bring firsthand experiences and insights to every class.
Benefit from robust student services that include our online University Library, Writing Center, and Academic Skills Center.
Walden’s Education for Good® philosophy is woven into each program, giving you the skills you need to create social change.
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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Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Research in Psychology
Extend your research skills beyond our core requirements. Coursework includes survey research, tests/measurement, advanced mixed-methods analysis, and multivariate analysis.
Teaching in Psychology
This specialization is ideal if you’re interested in teaching adult learners, particularly through online instruction.
This PhD in Psychology specialization focuses on classic educational psychology theory and how to use testing and measurement, with emphasis on adult learners.
Focuses on the intersection of psychology and health. Coursework explores health psychology, biopsychology, psychoneuroimmunology, and how to change health behavior.
Focuses on how our thinking is affected by social context. It includes a focus on social cognition/attitudes, survey research, and applied social psychology.
Design your own program of study. This specialization provides you with maximum flexibility to create a program that closely matches your personal and professional goals.
Prepare to meet the growing demand for professional certified coaches in corporations, health and wellness, general business, government agencies, educational institutions, and other types of businesses.
Combining advanced I/O theory, methods, and research with perspectives on the global business environment, this doctoral specialization can prepare you to face challenges in organizational behavior as a leader in I/O consulting.
Human Resource Management
Enhance your scholarly and practical understanding of the relationship between industrial and organizational (I/O) psychology and human resource management (HRM) practices in today’s diverse workplaces.
Deepen your scholarly and practical knowledge of workplace and organizational behavior, with a specific focus on how the science of industrial and organizational (I/O) psychology applies to employee assessment, selection, performance management, motivation, work attitudes, leadership, and organizational behavior and development.
Provides the advanced research skills, theoretical knowledge, and advanced expertise required to conduct research, teach in higher education settings, or help diverse organizations improve workplace and workforce productivity.
The Self-Designed specialization allows you to create a unique learning program to deepen your understanding of I/O psychology.
Legal Issues in Forensic Psychology
Examine probation and parole services, corrections, and their interaction in the criminal justice system. You will explore the many ways you can collaborate with the court system as you gain a basic understanding of expert testimony, jury selection, and eyewitness testimony.
Discover how you can work with police departments or other law enforcement agencies assisting in officer selection and training, stress management, critical incident stress debriefing, hostage negotiations, and selection of special operations officers.
Dive more deeply into the experience of the victim as well as that of first responders who may experience vicarious traumatization by working closely with victims.