2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (June 2015) 
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2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (June 2015) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Post-Doctoral Respecialization Certificate

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Earning a Respecialization Certificate gives students the opportunity to gain theory and knowledge in a specialization other than the one they focused on in their degree work. Students complete a unique program of study that accounts for previous coursework and includes courses required to achieve essential knowledge in the new specialization.


Choose from any of the following specializations:

  • Educational Psychology
  • Forensic Psychology
  • General Psychology
  • Health Psychology
  • Organizational Psychology
  • Social Psychology

Specialization Requirements

  • Specific coursework determined by the student and the School of Psychology’s faculty chair for the specialization chosen
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA

Time to completion may vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of time to completion, students should call an enrollment advisor at 1-866-492-5336.

Students should request information or speak with an enrollment advisor by calling 1-866-492-5336 for assistance in deciding which online program best fits their goals. A list of international toll-free phone numbers is available for students outside the United States.

Note on Licensure

The respecialization certificate is not a licensure program and does not prepare an individual to become a licensed psychology professional.

Program Data

Walden is committed to providing the information you need to make an informed decision about where you pursue your education. Click here to find detailed information for the Post-Doctoral Respecialization Certificate program relating to the types of occupations this program may lead to, completion rate, program costs, and median loan debt of students who have graduated from this program.

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