2022–2023 Walden University Catalog (September 2022) 
    Jan 30, 2023  
2022–2023 Walden University Catalog (September 2022)

Post-Doctoral Respecialization Certificate

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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.


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 specialist at 1-866-492-5336.

Students should request information or speak with an enrollment specialist 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.

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