Ph.D. in General Psychology - Educational Psychology
Walden University's Ph.D. in Psychology program with a specialization in General Psychology - Educational Psychology Track gives students the opportunity to learn how to incorporate psychology theory and practice into undergraduate and graduate instruction in higher education settings. Read more about this program here.
Official Program Name:
Ph.D. in Psychology with a specialization in General Psychology - Educational Psychology Track
School Offering Program:
Walden University's Ph.D. in Psychology program with a specialization in General Psychology - Educational Psychology Track is designed for students who want to learn how to incorporate both psychological theory and practice into higher education settings. The program focuses on methods and evidence-based practice that can be integrated into undergraduate and graduate instruction. Students who enroll in the program take general psychology courses in addition to education-focused courses, such as educational psychology, teaching psychology, principles of instructional design, and online course development. Students must complete a dissertation--an in-depth exploration of an area that interests them. This dissertation can be completed independently or with the guidance of a chair and committee members. The program also includes four residencies.
Walden University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association, www.ncahlc.org.
Estimated Program Length:
Time to completion for this program varies by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred. Personalized estimates of time to completion can be discussed with Walden University enrollment advisors.
Total Credits Required:
121 quarter credit hours
Financial Aid Available:
Walden University offers a number of financial aid opportunities including scholarships, fellowships, and employer tuition reimbursement for those who qualify. Enrollment advisors can also assist with federal aid, private loans, veteran benefits, and other opportunities.
Courses for a Ph.D. in Psychology with a Specialization in General Psychology - Educational Psychology Track:
Degree program curriculum and credits are subject to change. Contact Walden University for the most current information before enrolling in a program.
|Foundations for Graduate Study in Psychology||6|
|History and Systems of Psychology||5|
|Tests and Measurement||5|
|Psychology and Social Change||5|
|Ethics and Standards of Professional Practice||5|
|Teaching of Psychology||5|
|Principles of Instructional Design||5|
|Instructional Design for Online Course Development||5|
Three courses, selected from graduate courses in the School of Psychology, may be added anywhere in the program, provided that students meet the prerequisites.
Walden University's Ph.D. in Psychology program with a specialization in General Psychology - Educational Psychology Track can prepare students to assume teaching and mentoring roles in higher education institutions.
Careers that program graduates may seek include:
- Psychology professor
- Psychology student mentor
- Psychology researcher
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