The Applied Psychology concentration of Walden’s bachelor’s degree in Psychology is a strong foundation for students wanting to prepare for an advanced degree. The curriculum includes core classes in a range of general Psychology topics, as well as classes focused on Applied Psychology topics.
Students will learn about psychological development at all stages of life. Courses explore common psychological disorders and the keys to effective diagnosis. Graduates will gain increased skills in research, statistics, and data analysis.
Topics of study for this major include:
- Cognitive psychology
- Psychological disorders
- Human development in childhood, adolescence, and adulthood
- Motivation and emotion
- Cultural perspectives in health psychology
- High school diploma or equivalent
- Applicants must meet one of the following: be 21 years or older; an active member of the military or veteran; or have 60 quarter credits for transfer.
School Accreditation Statement
The Higher Learning Commission