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MS in Developmental Psychology - International Perspectives in Developmental Psychology

The online Master of Science in Developmental Psychology with a specialization in International Perspectives in Developmental Psychology program at Walden University aims to teach skills needed to work with refugees and immigrants. Read more about this online graduate program here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Science in Developmental Psychology with a specialization in International Perspectives in Developmental Psychology

School Offering Program:

Walden University

Program Level:

Master's

Program Prerequisites:

The Master of Science in Developmental Psychology online program with a specialization in International Perspectives in Developmental Psychology at Walden University requires students to demonstrate a firm grasp of the English language and have established critical thinking and organizational skills. Prospective students will need either a background in psychology or a familiarity with factors affecting mental and physical health on a global scale. Students must have a bachelor's degree with a 2.5 GPA or have a 3.0 GPA in a master's or professional degree. Some students may qualify for conditional admission. All applicants to Walden University must have a high school diploma; some programs may have additional admission requirements.

Program Description:

The online Master of Science in Developmental Psychology with a specialization in International Perspectives in Developmental Psychology program at Walden University is designed to teach students about the effect global issues have on the life and development of humans, from infants to elders. Learners have the chance to examine topics that impact the physical and mental health of international populations, such as terrorism, genocide, war, and refugee crises. In addition, students could human development from an international perspective and see the impact culture has on the psychology profession and the influence of digital technology on human development. This program does not lead to licensure.

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length:

48 credits.

Financial Aid:

Eligible students could be able to receive financial aid in the forms of grants, loans, and scholarships. Contact Walden University's financial aid office for more information.

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Required Courses for Master of Science in Developmental Psychology with a specialization in International Perspectives in Developmental Psychology:

Walden University's online MS in Developmental Psychology - International Perspectives in Developmental Psychology program asks students to complete 25 credits in core developmental psychology courses, 15 credits in specialization courses, and a capstone project. Degree and program information are subject to change. Contact Walden University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Core Courses (25 credits)

  • Themes and Theories of Developmental Psychology
  • Lifespan Development
  • Gender and Human Development
  • Development in the Digital Age
  • Research Theory, Design, and Methods

Specialization Courses (15 credits)

  • Development in an Era of Global Crisis
  • International Perspectives on Human Development
  • Culture and Psychology

Capstone Course (5 credits)

  • Capstone

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Students may wish to further their psychology studies in order to prepare for licensure or to extend their knowledge in human services. Graduates from Walden University's online Master of Science in Developmental Psychology program with a specialization in International Perspectives in Developmental Psychology might be interested in enrolling in these doctoral programs:

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Developmental Psychology with a specialization in International Perspectives
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Human and Social Services with a specialization in Global Social Services
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology

Career Paths:

Graduates from this program could demonstrate skills in psychological research and apply their knowledge in global and cultural human development to aid individuals and groups in times of crises. Students could be able to apply their learned theories to support the diverse needs of international populations suffering from affects of war, terrorism, displacement, and other global issues. The Master of Science in Developmental Psychology online program with a specialization in International Perspectives in Developmental Psychology from Walden University could lead graduates to the following career options:

  • Crisis intervention specialist
  • Individual and family services agent
  • Non-profit human services administrator

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