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MS in Psychology

Be the voice that helps make a difference. Gain a better understanding of human behavior. Learn sought-after skills that prepare you for a wide array of roles as a psychology professional.

In Walden's 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.

Which Track is Right for You?

Track I (MS in Psychology only): Prepare to apply psychology knowledge and research to real-world situations.

Track II (Doctoral Preparation): Prepare to further your studies at the doctoral level. If you go on to pursue a PhD in Psychology at Walden, you will have a shorter program of study, saving you time and money.

Fast Facts

Limited-Time Offer: Receive a $3,000 grant if you reside in the U.S. and start this program on November 26, 2018.
Next Start Date: November 26, 2018
Transfer Credits: Contact one of our enrollment advisors to learn more.

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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.
Study cognition, motivation, lifespan development, and learning for individuals ranging from high achievers to those whose needs are more specialized.
Benefit from comprehensive study of the social, cultural, and cognitive aspects of human behavior as you explore the fundamentals of psychology, including its theories, methods, and principles. You can evaluate and design research methods and examine multicultural and/or global perspectives of psychology.
Explore the biological, psychological, and social factors that influence health. 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.
The Self-Designed specialization lets you design your own program of study. This offering provides you with maximum flexibility to design a program that closely matches your personal and professional goals.
Explore the way individuals socially construct thoughts, attitudes, and feelings, and gain an understanding of how this process affects both individual and group behavior.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program will be prepared to:

  • Apply psychological theory and research to real-world situations in educational, social, organizational, and health settings
  • Promote positive social change, applying psychological theory, research, and practice to scholarly and/or professional activities

More about our MS in Psychology program

As a graduate of Walden's MS in Psychology program, your career options may include a role as a:*

  • Human resource manager
  • Market researcher
  • Project coordinator/manager
  • Family services worker
  • Instructor at a community college
  • Social service manager
  • Health project coordinator
  • Research assistant
  • Data analyst/manager
  • Organizational consultant

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

A bachelor'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 advisor will help you gather all of the required materials starting with your application all the way through your first day of classes.

Because tuition costs will vary depending on your previous education, you can get in touch with an enrollment advisor today by calling 8552035779, 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.

Our enrollment advisors 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 MS in Psychology 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 MS in Psychology is not a licensure program and does not prepare an individual to become a licensed psychology professional.