This program is no longer accepting new students. Current students must complete their programs of study in accordance with Walden’s Time-to-Degree Completion policies.
Creating sustainable social change means knowing how to work effectively with legislators, lobbyists, and other stakeholders in a challenging public and political arena. In the Social Policy Analysis and Planning specialization, students have the opportunity to learn the strategies used to shape and implement public policy today. From healthcare to hate crimes to the environment, students can learn how they can impact the legislation that governs society.