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M.S. in Psychology - Organizational Psychology and Development

Offered By: Walden University

With a degree in Organizational Psychology and Development from Walden University, you will learn business and management fundamentals and gain an understanding of attitudes and behaviors that enhance individual and organizational effectiveness. Designed for recent graduates, experienced business managers, human resource professionals, educators, and consultants who want to focus their careers on revolutionary aspects of organizational change, this specialization offers a cohesive online learning experience that incorporates interactive learning, research, and practical application.

Particular expertise can be developed in a variety of areas, including:

  • The evolution of the organization (dynamics of international and virtual organizations)
  • Talent management and development
  • Leadership and motivation through a consultative approach
  • Cross-cultural communication and collaboration
  • Organizational adaptability to positive social change within a global environment

Students have the opportunity to customize their learning experience through outcomes focused on either practical application or continued research with a choice of a culminating thesis or field experience. With this approach, students can elect to develop functional skills around solving international, multi-cultural, and distance-related challenges.

Walden's M.S. in Psychology degrees prepare you to successfully pursue exciting new opportunities in a variety of areas including community agencies, healthcare settings, and educational or social services systems. While offering a large range of specializations, each individual program provides a solid education in the development and application of psychological theories and basic scientific methods. These skills will allow you to develop current skills, seek job advancement or being doctoral-level studies.