Self-Designed (Doctoral Preparation)

The Self-Designed specialization lets you personalize your path of study. Get maximum flexibility to design a program that closely matches your personal and professional goals. Choose any three 6000 level psychology courses for the specialization course requirement. Plus, you can get a head start on your doctorate—this specialization track lays the groundwork for pursuit of your doctoral degree.

Completion Requirements

  • 48 total quarter credits

This represents the minimum credit requirement for program completion. The number of credits for completion will vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of the number of your transfer credits that Walden would accept, contact an enrollment advisor at 855-646-5286.

Courses

Course Code Course Credits
Course Code PSYC 6002 Course Foundations of Graduate Study in Psychology Credits (3 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6200 Course Themes and Theories of Psychology Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6215 Course Lifespan Development Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6701 Course Culture and Psychology Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code RSCH 6110 Course Research Theory, Design, and Methods Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6XXX Course Specialization #1 Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code RSCH 6210 Course Quantitative Reasoning and Analysis Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6XXX Course Specialization #2 Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6XXX Course Specialization #3 Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6393 Course Capstone Credits (5 cr.)
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