In Walden’s online MS in Developmental Psychology program, you will apply theory, research, and practices in the field of developmental psychology to real-world settings. Exploring coursework that focuses on current topics such as the impact of digital technology on human development and the critical issues faced by populations such as the LGBTQ community and refugees, you will strengthen your understanding of the interaction among cognitive, physical, emotional, social, health, and cultural aspects of development to help others overcome critical challenges. You can also choose from six specializations to tailor your studies to your career goals.
Specializations (in addition to the General Program)
Administration and Leadership
Adult Development and Gerontology
Child and Adolescent Development
Health and Human Development
International Perspectives in Developmental Psychology
Note on Licensure
The MS in Developmental Psychology is not a licensure program and does not prepare an individual to become a licensed psychology or counseling professional.
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