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MS in Psychology - Social Psychology (Career)
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.
As a student in the MS in Psychology program, you can:
Explore the way individuals socially construct thoughts, attitudes, and feelings, and gain an understanding of how this process affects both individual and group behavior. Study the principles of social psychological theory to improve the welfare of individuals, groups, organizations, or society. This specialization can position you for a career in a diverse range of fields including academia, healthcare, industry, law, media, education, and public health. The coursework also offers an excellent foundation for pursuing social psychology research through doctoral study.
This sequence represents the minimum time to completion. Time to completion will vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable.
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive
Locale: Large City
Size & Settings: 40,000+