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With a PhD in Developmental Psychology from Walden University, you can drive positive change in the lives of individuals, families, and communities. In this timely, relevant program, you apply your understanding of human growth and development to current topics such as technology in the digital age and the needs of populations such as the LGBTQ community and refugees.
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In this program, you will:
In this full doctoral program in the area of developmental psychology, you can choose from unique specializations to help you focus your studies on your interests and career goals.
A PhD in Developmental Psychology can help prepare you for a broad range of careers, which may include researcher, consultant, teacher, or administrator.* Graduates of degree programs in developmental psychology may seek employment in:
|Relevant Curriculum — In this doctoral program, you will apply the latest theories to timely topics such as development in the digital age and international health issues.|
|Accomplished Scholars - 100% of faculty members hold doctoral degrees.|
|Exceptional Student Support — Benefit from our 24/7 tech support, Writing Center, Career Services Center, and more.|
|Career-Focused Specializations — Focus your research on the areas that interest you most.|
|Global Community — Engage and network with faculty and students from around the world.|
For assistance deciding which specialization fits your goals, call an enrollment advisor at:
*Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this program.
Note on Licensure
The PhD in Developmental Psychology is not a licensure program and does not prepare an individual to become a licensed psychology professional.