Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology / Educational Psychology
Walden University

Program Details

Walden University offers a PhD in Psychology focusing on Educational Psychology. This doctoral specialization examines educational psychology theory.

Students will explore how to use psychological testing and measurement in educational settings, primarily with adult learners. Core classes cover topics including lifespan development, teaching of psychology, and research foundations. Credit for up to five courses can be transferred to this online Psychology degree from a master’s degree in a related field.

Course topics within this specialization include:

  • Theories of learning and motivation
  • Adult learning theory and application
  • Tests and measurement

Learning Pace


% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Walden University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • This program requires at least two on-campus residencies.

Restricted States

New York, Rhode Island