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M.S. in Psychology - Social Psychology

Offered By: Walden University

With a Master's degree in Social Psychology from Walden University, you will gain a broad understanding of the impact of social factors and situational variables that influence human development and social interaction/behavior. This program will drive you to integrate knowledge about individual, group, and organizational processes as you study a range of social topics. Additionally, you will apply principles and theories, conduct research, and manage data in a variety of settings.

Upon completion of this program, you should:

  • Understand and apply psychological concepts and principles to contemporary/global issues and social change
  • Demonstrate critical thinking through analysis and evaluation of psychological theories and research
  • Employ multicultural, cross-cultural, and global perspectives in understanding psychological theory, research, and practice
  • Analyze the impact of social and cultural factors/conditions on human behavior
  • Apply principles of statistics and research design to the conceptualization, analysis, and evaluation of psychological research

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.