Location:
Minneapolis, United States
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Master
Specialty:
Psychology

Program Overview

Program Description:

Earn your master’s in psychology through our affordable online MS in Psychology program.

Walden’s MS in Psychology program offers several specializations so you can focus your learning on your interests and goals. Be the voice that makes a difference. Apply themes and theories from your studies to create solutions to real-world problems that have a lasting impact on your community.

Open to students of all undergraduate backgrounds, this program provides a solid foundation in basic scientific methods and psychological principles. The curriculum allows you to choose a program completion track that aligns with your professional goals: Track I is designed for individuals who want to develop the skills needed to pursue career opportunities across a variety of settings. Track II is designed for those who want to continue their education on the path to a doctoral degree.


Highlights

As a student in the MS in Psychology program, you can:

  • Think critically and independently about theory and research.
  • Conduct basic or applied research. 
  • Apply psychological concepts to a variety of settings. 
  • Choose from two tracks, depending on your career goals.

Explore the biological, psychological, and social factors that influence health. You can gain a broad understanding of psychological theories, principles, and research strategies while focusing on the knowledge and skills required to prevent illness and to promote healthy behaviors. This specialization can prepare you for a career improving services to patients and staff in medical centers, including health maintenance organizations, rehabilitation centers, pain management centers, and public health agencies. For your last two quarters of study, you can choose among course options to focus on your interests or on your goal of earning a doctoral degree.


Completion Requirements

  • 48 total quarter credits


This sequence represents the minimum time to completion. Time to completion will vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable."

Additional Program Information

Accreditation:
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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