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Earning a “Dr.” in front of your name can open doors you never imagined. Walden’s PhD in Psychology program empowers you with the advanced insights you need to excel as a researcher, educator, or consultant. You can even earn a Master of Philosophy (MPhil) degree along the way.
In this program, you can:
Next Start Date: February 24, 2020
Transfer Credits: Up to 55 credits
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Earn Your Master of Philosophy Degree Along the Way
To signify how far you’ve come in your path to a PhD in Psychology, you will be eligible for a Master of Philosophy (MPhil) degree upon completion of certain program requirements, prior to completion of your dissertation.Walden is one of a few universities that offer this advanced research master’s degree. Highlight your academic achievement and show employers and others that you possess comprehensive knowledge in your field of study.
Build more credibility, respect, and influence and go further in your career. Whether you want to teach in academia or add to the field’s body of knowledge, Walden’s PhD in Psychology program prepares you to make a difference.
Potential roles, depending on your specialization, include:
If you have earned either a master’s or a bachelor’s degree, you are eligible for this program. You will also be required to submit a completed online application, employment history, and official transcripts.Your enrollment advisor will help you gather all of the required materials starting with your application all the way through your first day of classes.
Tuition costs will vary depending on your previous education. Get in touch with an enrollment advisor today at 855-203-5779, to learn more about tuition costs for this program and financial aid options.Walden's enrollment advisors are committed to helping identify and leverage opportunities for you to save money on your education.
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Note on Licensure
The PhD in Psychology is not a licensure program and does not prepare an individual to become a licensed psychology professional.
Additional NoteTime to completion and cost are not estimates of individual experience and will vary based on individual factors applicable to the student. Factors may be programmatic or academic, such as tuition and fee increases; transfer credits accepted by Walden; program or specialization changes; unsuccessful course completion; credit load per term; part-time vs. full-time enrollment; writing, research, and editing skills; use of external data for the doctoral study/dissertation; and individual progress in the program. Other factors may include personal issues such as the student’s employment obligations, caregiving responsibilities, or health issues; leaves of absence; or other personal circumstances.