Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology / Social Psychology (BS Entry)
Walden University

Program Details

Study the ways in which social behavior affects nearly all of a person’s experiences in society with this doctoral Social Psychology concentration. Walden University offers this concentration as a part of its PhD in Psychology degree program.

Students will examine perceptions, attitudes, relationships, motivation, conformity, and more in relation to Social Psychology. The curriculum includes components of foundational, core, research, and specialization courses, as well as a doctoral dissertation and four PhD residencies.

Course topics include the following:

  • Social cognition
  • Survey research methods
  • Applied social psychology

Learning Pace

Institution-Paced

% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Walden University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Applicaton 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