Walden University

PhD in Psychology - Fast Track (BS Entry) - Research

Address:

100 Washington Avenue South Ste. 900

Minneapolis, MN 55401

United States

Phone:

1-866-492-5336

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

PhD in Psychology - Fast Track (BS Entry) - Research

Format: Online

Program Description:

With a focus on your post-graduation success, our online PhD in Psychology program can empower you to make valuable contributions in a variety of career roles.

Teach. Consult. Explore.

Impact the psychology field—and the lives of others—by gaining advanced, sought-after skills in research, consulting, teaching, and program evaluation. You’ll explore the latest study findings, theories, and best practices and you will have the opportunity to immediately apply what you’ve learned to your career. You can also receive one-on-one faculty advising, giving you the chance to network, ask questions, and ensure you’re on the right path.

Automatically waive up to five courses if you have earned a master’s degree in a related field1, shortening your journey to a PhD. 

Benefit from embedded dissertation support early in the curriculum. 

Build a skills portfolio that allows you to demonstrate your knowledge in the areas that matter most to employers today. 

Personalize your program by choosing a specialization that aligns with your professional goals.

Degree Completion Requirements

Professional Development Plan and Plan of Study 

Foundation course: 3 cr. 

Core courses: 67 cr. 

Specialization: 20 cr. 

Completion of Doctoral Capstone 

Dissertation: (5 cr. Per term for a minimum of four terms; taken continuously until completion)

Completion of a beginning-of-quarter, mid-quarter, and end-of quarter plan for each term

Four Residencies


Accreditation:

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

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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