Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology
Walden University

Program Details

The online PhD in Psychology provides coursework which explores current theories and best practices and will allow students to combine scholarly research with practical expertise. Concentrations allow you to further specialize and include areas in education, research, heatlhcare and social psychology.

Potential careers include work in government, nonprofit and private industries, such as:

  • Mental health centers
  • Government agencies
  • Healthcare facilities
  • Community groups
  • Social services
  • Schools


  • Must hold a masters degree.

Four residencies are required (Residency 2 may be virtual, Residency 4 may be virtual or a capstone intensive retreat).

School Accreditation Statement

The Higher Learning Commission