Walden University offers a Master of Science in Psychology degree with 11 specializations so you can focus your learning on your interests and goals. Gain the knowledge and develop the skills you need to seek career advancement, help others, or prepare for doctoral-level studies. Open to students of all undergraduate backgrounds, this program provides a solid foundation in basic scientific methods and psychological principles.
With the Educational Psychology specialization, you can study cognition, motivation, lifespan development, and learning for individuals ranging from high achievers to those whose needs are more specialized. This specialization will give you a multicultural perspective and help you understand, evaluate, and apply research. You can gain the skills and knowledge to enhance your work in the classroom and other educational settings.
This specialization allows you to apply credits toward a doctorate in psychology from Walden.
Note on Licensure:
The MS in Psychology is not a licensure program and does not prepare an individual to become a licensed psychology or counseling professional.
- A bachelor's degree or higher
- Completed online application and transcripts
- Materials you are required to submit may vary depending on the academic program to which you apply
School Accreditation Statement
The Higher Learning Commission