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Walden degree and certificate programs are designed for working professionals. Submit the form on the right to learn how you can make a change and advance your career.

For more than 45 years, Walden University has supported working professionals in achieving their academic goals and impacting their professions and their communities. Today, more than 52,600 students from all 50 states and more than 155 countries are pursuing their bachelor's, master's, or doctoral degrees online at Walden.

Walden offers more than 85 degree programs with more than 435 specializations and concentrations.

Choose from these areas of study:

     • Communication
     • Counseling
     • Criminal justice
     • Education
     • Emergency management
     • Health sciences
     • Human services
     • Information technology
     • Management
     • Psychology
     • Public health
     • Public policy and administration
     • Nursing
     • Social work

An accredited institution, Walden offers programs that meet high academic standards. Courses are taught by faculty members who are both scholars and practitioners, bringing academic perspective and practical experience into the online classroom. Students have the opportunity to connect with a community of faculty and peers around the world. Walden degree and certificate programs are designed to help students explore current market trends, gain relevant skills that can be applied immediately in the real world, and create positive social change in their lives and communities.

Walden offers traditional course-based programs as well as competency-based programs through Tempo LearningT by Walden.

  • Course-based education: Students progress toward their degrees by completing a prescribed set of courses within set time frames. Faculty members lead discussions and assign weekly coursework with fixed due dates.
  • Competency-based education: Students in Tempo Learning programs progress toward their degrees at their own pace by mastering competencies and completing assessments. Students have access to their entire program and can accelerate their time to completion by applying previous learning and experience. Programs currently offered through Tempo Learning are Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA), MS in Early Childhood Studies, and Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Administration, Management, and Leadership.

Walden is proud to have earned specialized accreditations from the following organizations:

On the institution level:
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

On the program level:
Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
Project Management Institute (PMI)® Global Accreditation Center (GAC) for Project Management Education Programs

Accreditation validates that a university and its programs are rigorous and offer relevant content. Walden University's accreditation means:

  • The quality of the institution and its programs are continually reassessed and improved.
  • Students who qualify have access to federal student aid.
  • Credits earned are easier to transfer than credits earned at non-accredited institutions.

When evaluating credentials, employers and universities often look for applicants who earned a degree from an accredited university.

Find information on costs, occupation types, completion rates, and median loan debt for these programs at www.WaldenU.edu/programdata.

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