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Walden Master I/O Psychology -compentency based $1100 - My journey
#1
Little background first

-MBA - Capella - flexpath finished in 2 months (1 term)
-MSN informatics - WGU finished in 6 months ( 1 term)
-Currently attending a respected program for my Doctorate in nursing (traditional)

I started Walden new compentency based I/O program

Walden is a little unorganized, They accepted me based on an unofficial transcript. I had 14 days for the official to be processed.

I was able to transfer in 15 credits. 10 of those credits were the dreaded graduate-level research stat classes.

each credit hour consists of doing a super simple discussion question. a quiz or two you can fail because they give unlimited chances to take them. Then a big paper (10-12 pages).

Please note I said for each credit hour and not for each class.

The discussion and papers so far are super easy. I've already 50% done. They said I was one of the first to sign up and they are still working out the bugs. 

I can say that if I were using this degree as a stepping stone for a PhD program or a career change. I would steer clear. The program is too easy, not enough stats or research.  I cant see how writing a paper for stats or research would cut the mustard.

Ok, guys ask me anything.
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Ok, why are you doing this when you already have an MBA and MSN Informatics?
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#3
Just because, plus I'm getting my DNP in psych. Having a psychology degree won't hurt my resume and may help me stand out a little.

Also, it's $1100 for the program which I pay ~$366/mo for 3 months. kinda a no brainer.
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#4
I'd like to know more about the MBA and how you did that. Did you have transfer credits? They don't have a capstone that takes a month?
Working on second TESU degree. Graduate in Sept? Dec?
First Masters complete. Working on another?
TESU BSBA (with ASNSM) in March 2018.
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(12-23-2019, 03:51 PM)dfrecore Wrote: Ok, why are you doing this when you already have an MBA and MSN Informatics?

(12-23-2019, 04:37 PM)Ideas Wrote: I'd like to know more about the MBA and how you did that. Did you have transfer credits? They don't have a capstone that takes a month?

no, capstone is just every other class except your instructor has to approve your topic. plus you have to do a betterup interview'
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#6
Thats a lot of degrees. What about your undergrad degrees, what did you get for that?
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#7
I didnt make this post to be about me. But my journey with the super cheap Walden competency MS I/O psychology


Completed
Certificate -Radiology Technologist
Associate of Science -Nursing
Bachelor of Science - Nursing
Master of Science - Nursing (Informatics)
MBA - Business

Enrolled in
Master of Science - Psychology - (Walden)
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

I took full advantage of all scholarships, grants, and employee education benefits that were available to me.
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Xspect! Congrats, to your education, what an accomplishment!
Done: TESU ASNSM Biology, ASBA/BSBA (ACBSP Accredited in 2017)
Working on: TESU BA Biology & Computer Science
Deferred: **Deciding on several Masters/PHD programs**

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#9
Hi! I do have some questions for you:

When you said the capstone was every other course, what did you mean by that?
Is this degree 36 credits?
What is a betterup interview?

Thank you in advance!
TESU BALS March 2020!
Study.com (24): Eng Comp I & II, Pres Skills in the Workplace, Prin of Supervision, Personal Finance, Here's to Your Health, Prin of Mgmt, Tech in the Classroom
StraighterLine (33): Intro to Rel, Intro to CJ, US Hist I/II, Amer Govt, Western Civ I/II, Intro to Env Sci, IT Fund, Cult Anthropology, Pharmacology
Sophia (10): Dev Effective Teams, Visual Comm, Conflict Resolution, Human Biology
SHU and GCU (26): Prin of Soc, Prin of Psych, Ethics, Logic, Prin of Econ, Mgmt Info Sys, Univ Success, 21st Century Comm, Info Lit
TEEX (6): Death Investigation (UL); Foundations of Fingerprint Comparison
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#10
32 semester credits, 48 quarter credits?
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