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PsyD in Behavioral Health Leadership

Become a leader in today’s changing integrated healthcare systems.

Next Start Date:

August 31, 2020

Limited-Time Offer:

Receive a $4,000 grant if you reside in the U.S. and start this program on August 31, 2020.

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Transfer Credits:

Up to 40 credits

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In this non-licensure professional doctoral program, you can gain the leadership, management, consulting, and entrepreneurial skills to advance your career in diverse behavioral health settings.

In this program, you will:

  • Complete an independent, applied practice-based project exploring a behavioral health issue or problem of your choice.
  • Network with faculty members and other doctoral students through our virtual doctoral project residency, and a face-to-face consulting skills intensive retreat.

Fast Facts

Next Start Date: August 31, 2020

Transfer Credits: Up to 40 credits

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Next Start Date:

August 31, 2020

Limited-Time Offer:

Receive a $4,000 grant if you reside in the U.S. and start this program on August 31, 2020.

SEE ALL OFFERS

Transfer Credits:

Up to 40 credits

Build cross-disciplinary knowledge and skills in leadership, financial management and procurement, instruction and training, entrepreneurship, and program evaluation.
Explore the biological, psychological, behavioral, social, cultural, and environmental factors that contribute to health and illness and changing health behavior.
Explore quality management and project and resource management in health services organizations, as well as issues in executive-level management for healthcare administrators.
Gain knowledge in organizational behavior and an in-depth understanding of contemporary, international, and virtual organizations.
Focus on management and leadership in a global environment, understanding cultural differences, and international health and behavioral health issues.
Gain knowledge in global health and issues in disease prevention as well as marketing, communication, and public relations for healthcare leaders.
Prepare to implement entrepreneurship and advocacy in order to promote positive social change in behavioral healthcare settings.

Learning Outcomes

In this program, you will:

  • Assess behavioral health behavior in broad cultural, social, political, and/or economic contexts
  • Evaluate the delivery of psychological services of behavioral health programs for diverse populations
  • Lead and manage mental health delivery systems
  • Promote positive social change through evidence-based behavioral health leadership practices

More about our PsyD in Behavioral Health Leadership program

The PsyD in Behavioral Health Leadership program will prepare you with the professional skills to pursue a leadership or management position in a public or private organization, or to start your own organization. Potential career settings include group homes, healthcare agencies, hospitals, nonprofit organizations, and social service agencies. Your career options may include a variety of roles, such as:*

  • Behavioral health leader
  • Behavioral health manager
  • Administrator
  • Project manager
  • Research manager
  • Consultant/business owner

*Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree program.

A master's degree or higher is required for entrance into this program. You will also be required to submit a completed online application, employment history, and official transcripts.

Your enrollment specialist 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 a Walden Enrollment Specialist today at 855-203-5779, to learn more about tuition costs for this program and financial aid options.

Walden’s Enrollment Specialists are committed to helping identify and leverage opportunities for you to save money on your education.
Our Enrollment Specialists are ready to answer any questions you may have regarding this program. Fill out the form on this page to be contacted or call 855-203-5779.

Why earn your PsyD in Behavioral Health Leadership at Walden?

Ginger Jenkins

“I had to make sure the college I chose was accredited and user-friendly with a challenging curriculum."

Ginger Jenkins | MS in Forensic Psychology Graduate, PhD in Psychology Student

Note on Licensure

The PsyD in Behavioral Health Leadership is not a licensure program and does not prepare an individual to become a licensed psychology professional.

ONGOING MILITARY OFFER:

A 15% tuition reduction for servicemembers, veterans of the U.S. armed forces, employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and their spouses.*

*A 15% tuition reduction is available to new students who are servicemembers, veterans of the U.S. armed forces, or employees of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). This tuition reduction is also available if you are a spouse of a servicemember, veteran, or employee of the VA. This tuition reduction cannot be retroactively applied. Tuition reductions are applicable to tuition only and do not apply toward books, materials, and other supplies or fees needed for a course.

Walden may change the tuition reduction offered hereunder at any time, but such change will not affect the tuition reduction for students who are currently enrolled at Walden and using the existing tuition reduction. All tuition reductions, grants, or scholarships are subject to specific eligibility requirements. Contact a Walden University Enrollment Specialist for details.

Walden University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, https://www.hlcommission.org/.

NEW MILITARY OFFERS:

*A reduced tuition fee of $1,125 per subscription period is available to eligible new students who are active duty or reservist members of the Military or National Guard, and enroll for the June, July, August, or September 2020 start dates in one of the following eligible Tempo Competency-Based Learning programs: BS Health Studies - Healthcare Management, BS in Business Administration, BS in Health Studies, BS in Healthcare Management, BS in Nursing, BS in Public Health, BS Public Health - Healthcare Management, Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Administration, Management, & Leadership, Master of Business Administration - Healthcare Management, Master of Business Administration - Project Management, Master of Healthcare Administration– General, MS in Early Childhood Studies - Administration, Management & Leadership, MS in Early Childhood Studies - Teaching & Learning in Early Childhood Settings, and MS in Criminal Justice. Students must be enrolled continuously in their designated program (without break) to continue receiving the tuition reduction. No tuition reduction will be made retroactively. Tuition reductions are applicable to tuition only and do not apply toward books, materials, and other supplies or fees needed for a course. Walden may change the tuition reduction offered hereunder at any time, but such change will not affect the tuition reduction for students who are currently enrolled at Walden and using the existing tuition reduction. This offer cannot be used by a student in combination with any other tuition reduction benefit. All tuition reductions, grants, or scholarships are subject to specific eligibility requirements. Contact a Walden University Enrollment Specialist for details.

*A reduced tuition fee of $1,312.50 per subscription period is available to eligible new students who are Veterans and enroll for the June, July, August, or September 2020 start dates in one of Walden’s Tempo Competency-Based Learning programs. Students must be enrolled continuously in their designated program (without break) to continue receiving the tuition reduction. No tuition reduction will be made retroactively. Tuition reductions are applicable to tuition only and do not apply toward books, materials, and other supplies or fees needed for a course. Walden may change the tuition reduction offered hereunder at any time, but such change will not affect the tuition reduction for students who are currently enrolled at Walden and using the existing tuition reduction. This offer cannot be used by a student in combination with any other tuition reduction benefit. All tuition reductions, grants, or scholarships are subject to specific eligibility requirements. Contact a Walden University Enrollment Specialist for details.

*A reduced tuition fee of $875 per subscription period is available to eligible new students who are Military Spouses and enroll for the June, July, August, or September 2020 start dates in Walden’s Tempo Competency-Based Learning BS in Early Childhood Studies program. Students must be enrolled continuously in their designated program (without break) to continue receiving the tuition reduction. Walden may change the tuition reduction offered hereunder at any time, but such change will not affect the tuition reduction for students who are currently enrolled at Walden and using the existing tuition reduction. This offer cannot be used by a student in combination with any other tuition reduction benefit. All tuition reductions, grants, or scholarships are subject to specific eligibility requirements. Contact a Walden University Enrollment Specialist for details.