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 Social Psychology specialization, you can explore the way individuals socially construct thoughts, attitudes, and feelings, and gain an understanding of how this process affects both individual and group behavior. Study the principles of social psychological theory to improve the welfare of individuals, groups, organizations, or society. This specialization can position you for a career in a diverse range of fields including academia, healthcare, industry, law, media, education, and public health.
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.
- Bachelor's degree or higher
- Minimum 2.5 GPA
- Official transcripts
- Additional materials may be requested
School Accreditation Statement
The Higher Learning Commission