Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology / Social Psychology
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. 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 include the following:

  • Social cognition
  • Survey research methods
  • Applied social psychology


  • This program requires at least two on-campus residencies.
  • Master's degree or higher
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Official transcripts
  • Resume
  • Additional materials may be requested

School Accreditation Statement

The Higher Learning Commission

Restricted States

New York, Rhode Island