Master of Science in Psychology / Social Psychology
Walden University

Program Details

The Master of Science in Psychology from Walden University is an online psychology degree with a concentration in Social Psychology.  This online master’s in psychology examines how individuals socially construct thoughts, attitudes, and feelings.  You will also gain an understanding of how this process affects individual and group behavior.  The curriculum teaches the principles of social psychology theory to improve the welfare of individuals, groups, organizations, and society.  This concentration can also be used as a pathway to a doctorate in psychology from Walden with students able to apply credits toward this advanced degree.  Upon completion students are prepared for careers in a variety of diverse fields, including:

  • Academia
  • Healthcare
  • Industry
  • Law
  • Media
  • Education

Students will also complete courses in the broad field of psychology to fulfill the requirements of this online psychology degree.  Courses teach students to apply the latest psychological research and theory to solve critical, real-world problems affecting individuals and communities.  You will gain a solid foundation in basic scientific methods and psychological principles.

This is not a licensure program and does not prepare an individual to become a licensed psychology or counseling professional.

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Walden University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official College Transcript(s)

Restricted States

New York, Rhode Island