Walden University

Introduction

Welcome to Walden University

Impact your world with a degree from Walden. Start today! 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 40 years, Walden University, an accredited institution, has helped working professionals reach their educational goals. 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. Students are taught by faculty members who are both scholars and practitioners, bringing academic perspective and practical experience into the online classroom.

Why Choose Walden?

  • Options: Walden currently offers more than 80-degree programs, more than 370 specializations and concentrations, and more than 50 certificate programs, so you can find the program or area of study you need.
  • Peer network: In the Walden community, which is made up of more than 127,600 students and alumni, you have a network of peers who can support you on your journey.
  • Many perspectives: Walden’s diverse student body comes from all 50 U.S. states and more than 150 countries.
  • Expert faculty: Walden’s more than 3,000 faculty members are experts in their fields who bring real-world experience to their courses.
  • Student satisfaction: 91% of Walden graduates who responded to a 2013 Walden survey indicated being very satisfied or satisfied with their alma mater.*

*Source: www.WaldenU.edu/DATA, 2012–2013

Admissions

Walden University's admission requirements vary by program and degree level. Walden enrollment advisors are available to help you with every step of the online application process, from deciding which program is right for you to apply for financial aid. Enrollment advisors can also explain Walden's transfer of credit policy for past educational experience.

Tuition and Financial Aid

Paying for your education can be a challenge, but Walden helps you identify the many funding options that are available to you, including scholarships, grants, and federal and private loans. You can also check with your employer to see if they offer tuition reimbursement for your courses. A Walden enrollment advisor can help you determine which funding options are available to you. Additionally, you can save time and money by transferring credits earned previously. Most Walden graduate programs allow you to transfer up to 50% of your required credits.

Supporting Your Success

Walden’s goal is to help you reach yours. From your first inquiry through every step of your studies, you can benefit from a wide range of student support services designed to help you succeed in your educational journey. Walden provides the following services to students: Personal Advisors: Receive personal attention from advisors in enrollment, financial aid, academics, and other support services to make the most of your online program. Technical Assistance: Study worry-free knowing you have 24/7 access to Walden technical support. Custom Support for Online Learners: Available anywhere with Internet access, Walden’s online library holds more than 64,000 full-text journals, more than 100 databases, and more than 3 million dissertations. A variety of services are tailored specifically to online doctoral students, including a faculty expertise directory and assistance with dissertation research and oral defenses. Writing Center: Sharpen your writing skills with support from the Walden Writing Center, which offers resources and online tutoring by full-time professional editors and tutors. Academic Residencies: Network with faculty, staff, and peers at in-person residencies, designed to give you additional research and writing support for your master’s- or doctoral-level study. Career Services: Walden’s Career Services Center offers one-on-one counseling and an online portfolio of resources to assist you with critical tasks, such as résumé writing, job searching, and interview strategies.

Online Learning

Walden’s flexibility and support put your education within reach. You will benefit from a comprehensive online learning experience that includes:

  • Convenient start dates throughout the year.
  • The orientation that prepares you for success in an online environment.
  • Ability to complete coursework when and where it is convenient for you.
  • Access to courses and materials on your smartphone or tablet.
  • Multimedia resources designed to augment student learning: videos, case studies, simulations, articles, journals, and discussion topics.
  • A global online community of faculty, students, and alumni.

Walden courses focus on practical skills and strategies you can apply immediately in the workplace. You will be encouraged to use what you learn to consider innovative solutions to real-world problems, and many programs offer the opportunity to apply what you have learned through a practicum experience. Courses take into consideration current research and case studies to enhance critical thinking. Our online format encourages collaboration and discussion so you can learn from other professionals in your field.

Faculty

Walden faculty members are focused on your success. Our expert faculty includes scholars, researchers, and distinguished leaders who are selected for their academic and industry credentials as well as for their teaching abilities. They act as mentors and advisors and foster a supportive and inclusive learning environment. Here are the numbers: 86% of Walden faculty members hold at least one doctoral degree, and collectively they have received more than 900 awards for their professional achievements and outstanding contributions to their fields. The Walden faculty also includes 26 Fulbright Scholars or Specialists. They have a broad range of experiential and cultural backgrounds and excel at integrating their expertise into the classroom.

Alumni Community

Walden University has more than 79,800 alumni across 135 countries around the world. Our alumni are supported by an active alumni association, which keeps graduates connected to students, faculty, and fellow alumni of the greater Walden community. Alumni participate in regional activities and remain engaged through the Alumni Ambassador Program, myWaldenAlumni–our alumni portal—and the university’s signature publication, Walden magazine, which highlights the achievements of our alumni twice a year.

Accreditation

Walden University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association, www.ncahlc.org. Walden is proud to have earned specialized accreditations from the following organizations:

  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
  • Project Management Institute (PMI)® Global Accreditation Center (GAC) for Project Management Education Programs
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc. (ABET)

Accreditation validates that a university and its programs are of high quality and offer relevant content. Walden University’s accreditation means:

  • The programs and courses are of high quality.
  • 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 http://www.waldenu.edu/programdata.

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Programmes

This school also offers:

DBA

Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)

Online Full time Part time September 2018 USA USA Online

Walden University’s ACBSP-accredited Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program examines some of the challenges and prospects that currently exist.

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Are you prepared to influence and advance the future of business practice? Walden University’s ACBSP-accredited Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program examines some of the challenges and prospects that currently exist in the dynamic world of business, such as globalization, ethics, and stakeholder relationships. Explore new strategies for business leadership and advanced decision making while gaining an in-depth understanding of both theories and applied research within the business sphere.

Specializations

Accounting Energy Management Entrepreneurship Finance Global Supply Chain Management Healthcare Management Homeland Security Human Resource Management Information Systems Management International Business Leadership Marketing Project Management Self-Designed Social Impact Management Technology Entrepreneurship ... [-]

MBA

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Online Full time Part time September 2018 USA USA Online

Enhance your ability to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders with the Communication specialization. Coursework in this specialization explores the elements of successful interpersonal and organizational communication and the manager’s role in ensuring that communications achieve desired goals.

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Gain the real-world business expertise you need to fulfill your professional potential—and move ahead in a competitive workforce—with Walden University’s ACBSP-accredited Master of Business Administration (MBA) program. With this 100% online degree program, you can gain business and leadership skills to address your organization’s unique business challenges. Choose from various specializations within this diverse and dynamic field, including corporate finance, entrepreneurship, international business, leadership, and project management. What you learn in the classroom can be applied immediately to your business the next day. Our MBA is also available through Tempo Learning® by Walden, which enables you to custom-pace your degree and use your prior professional experience to accelerate your progress.... [-]


Master of Business Administration (MBA) (competency-based)

Online Full time Part time September 2018 USA USA Online

Prepare to advance your career and make a greater impact in today’s global workforce. Earn a Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a specialization in Project Management through Tempo Learning™, Walden University’s competency-based education option. [+]

Are you ready to boost your influence and effectiveness as a business leader? Prepare to advance your career and make a greater impact in today’s global workforce—and do it 100% online in a way that fits your schedule—when you earn a Master of Business Administration (MBA) through Tempo Learning® by Walden. With our custom-paced online program, you can:

Independently learn critical leadership skills that you can apply immediately. Explore business trends and topics relevant to today’s employers and industry. Set your price by setting your pace—the faster you learn, the less you pay. Custom-pace your studies—accelerate your learning by drawing on your professional experience ... [-]

MSc

MS in Accounting

Online Full time September 2018 USA USA Online

Whether you are just starting out, preparing for your CPA exam, or interested in furthering your accounting career, Walden University’s MS in Accounting program can help you strengthen your skills in analysis and financial decision making. [+]

Whether you are just starting out, preparing for your CPA exam, or interested in furthering your accounting career, Walden University’s MS in Accounting program can help you strengthen your skills in analysis and financial decision making. Designed to help you progress in this rapidly changing profession, the challenging curriculum covers managerial accounting, financial management, current topics, and legal and ethical accounting issues. Specializations

Accounting for the Professional Accounting With CPA Emphasis Self-Designed

Walden University’s BS in Business Administration, Master of Business Administration (MBA), Doctor of Business Administration (DBA), and Ph.D. in Management programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). The MS in Accounting and BS in Accounting programs are also accredited by the ACBSP and have earned the organization’s Specialized Accounting Accreditation. Most states require individuals to complete 150 semesters (225 quarter) hours in certain subject areas in order to be eligible to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam and/or obtain a CPA license. Walden’s accounting programs can help graduates progress toward meeting those requirements. The BS in Accounting offers 120 quarter (80 semesters) credit hours that include upper-level courses in topics such as financial accounting, auditing, taxation, and management accounting. The MS in Accounting offers 30 semesters (45 quarter) credit hours, while the MBA Accounting specialization offers nine semesters (13.5 quarter) credit hours. These programs include graduate courses in topics such as financial accounting, managerial accounting, and legal and ethical accounting practices. This will require students to complete additional coursework to... [-]


MS in Communication

Online Full time Part time September 2018 USA USA Online

Open the door to exciting new career opportunities with an online MS in Communication from Walden University. [+]

Open the door to exciting new career opportunities with an online MS in Communication from Walden University. Explore the latest communication practices and theories; master the art of persuasive messaging; and learn to develop, execute, and measure effective communication plans using traditional and digital media. This program also includes an embedded professional certificate, which you are eligible for prior to getting your degree.

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MS in Criminal Justice

Online Full time Part time September 2018 USA USA Online

Stay at the forefront of this evolving field as you study the latest theories and explore today’s increasingly sophisticated criminal justice issues. Gain broad exposure to the field of criminal justice [+]

Stay at the forefront of this evolving field as you study the latest theories and explore today’s increasingly sophisticated criminal justice issues. Gain broad exposure to the field of criminal justice, including how law enforcement, courts, and corrections function and interact with the local, state, and federal levels. In the MS in Criminal Justice program at Walden University, you can explore a unique curriculum that combines criminal behavioral theory with technology, homeland security, and management skills that you can apply immediately on the job or use to advance your career.

Specializations (in addition to the General Program)

Behavioral Sciences Cybercrimes Emergency Management International/Global Criminal Justice Homeland Security Policy and Coordination Law and Public Policy Public Management and Leadership Terrorism, Mediation, and Peace [-]

MS in Criminal Justice Leadership and Executive Management

Online Full time Part time September 2018 USA USA Online

M.S. in Criminal Justice Leadership and Executive Management Prepare to lead change in your organization and influence policymakers in your community. If you are a law enforcement or [+]

Prepare to lead change in your organization and influence policymakers in your community. If you are a law enforcement or criminal justice professional, Walden University can help you gain the knowledge and experience to prepare for executive management roles in criminal justice or transition into a career in education or consulting. Walden’s MS in Criminal Justice Leadership and Executive Management program blends criminal behavioral theory with studies in human services, technology, and homeland security to help broaden your management skills.

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MS in Early Childhood Studies

Online Full time Part time September 2018 USA USA Online

Develop the expertise to help children thrive with Walden’s MS in Early Childhood Studies program. Deepen your understanding of child developmental stages, explore the latest trends and theories in early childhood, and gain the practical skills needed to create environments where children learn and grow. [+]

Develop the expertise to help children thrive with Walden’s MS in Early Childhood Studies program. Deepen your understanding of child developmental stages, explore the latest trends and theories in early childhood, and gain the practical skills needed to create environments where children learn and grow. Choose from specializations that can prepare you to work as an administrator in child care programs or centers, impact public policy, teach fellow early childhood educators, or educate diverse populations more effectively.

Specializations

Administration, Management, and Leadership Early Childhood Public Policy and Advocacy Teaching Adults in the Early Childhood Field Teaching and Diversity in Early Childhood Education ... [-]

MS in Early Childhood Studies (competency-based)

Online Part time September 2018 USA USA Online

Gain the skills to prepare for leadership roles in learning environments for all children. [+]

Gain the skills to prepare for leadership roles in learning environments for all children. Earn an MS in Early Childhood Studies with a specialization in Administration, Management, and Leadership through Tempo Learning® by Walden, our custom-paced, competency-based education option. Through this online, non-licensure program you can:

Deepen your understanding of child development and learning. Expand your knowledge of effective programs and services. Enhance your ability to link issues of equity and inclusion to how students learn and grow. Explore real-world issues to gain practical, in-demand skills and expertise.

The program is in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership at Walden, a National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)–accredited institution. NCATE accreditation is a recognized standard of excellence in professional preK–12 education.... [-]


MS in Education (MSEd)

Online Full time September 2018 USA USA Online

Designed by educators for educators, Walden’s MS in Education (MSEd) program can help you develop the knowledge and skills you need to help students succeed today. Delivered in an online format, this program explores best practices and the latest research. [+]

Designed by educators for educators, Walden’s 100% online MS in Education (MSEd) program enables you to develop the knowledge and skills you need to help students succeed today. This program explores best practices and the latest research in education and gives you the opportunity to observe master teachers in their classrooms in order to learn proven techniques for creating effective learning environments.

Choose from traditional online specializations as well as accelerated MS in Education (MSEd) specializations. Designed for self-motivated education professionals, the accelerated MSEd specializations enable you to complete your master’s degree in as little as 12 months for tuition as low as $10,000.* Specializations... [-]


MS in Emergency Management

Online Full time Part time September 2018 USA USA Online

Few professions require the depth and breadth of knowledge, skills, and ability of emergency managers, who may be called upon to collaborate with first responders, influence public policy, or protect neighborhoods from disasters. [+]

Few professions require the depth and breadth of knowledge, skills, and ability of emergency managers, who may be called upon to collaborate with first responders, influence public policy, or protect neighborhoods from disasters. In Walden’s MS in Emergency Management program, you can gain the advanced training and leadership skills necessary to lead emergency response efforts and develop disaster prevention and response plans. The program offers a range of specializations as well as the opportunity to prepare to earn certificates from FEMA’s Emergency Management Institute.

Specializations (in addition to the General Program)

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MS in Forensic Psychology

Online Full time Part time September 2018 USA USA Online

Walden University’s MS in Forensic Psychology program prepares you to apply strong new insights, skills, and perspectives to a variety of nonclinical roles in areas like cybercrime, criminal investigative analysis and profiling, terrorism, and victim advocacy.  [+]

Walden University’s MS in Forensic Psychology program prepares you to apply strong new insights, skills, and perspectives to a variety of nonclinical roles in areas like cybercrime, criminal investigative analysis and profiling, terrorism, and victim advocacy. Explore biological, psychological, and social factors impacting criminal behavior. Apply psychological approaches and concepts as you identify offenders, including juveniles, in a wide range of forensic settings. Our variety of specializations can provide you with the expertise you need to drive positive change within the legal system. Specializations

Criminal Justice (Self-Designed) Cybercrimes Family Violence Legal Issues in Forensic Psychology Military Police Psychology Self-Designed Sex Offender Behavior Terrorism Victimology Note on Licensure ... [-]

MS in Higher Education

Online Full time Part time September 2018 USA USA Online

Designed for those who wish to pursue a wide range of careers in higher education institutions, from faculty and staff positions to key administrative jobs, Walden’s MS in Higher Education program focuses on promoting both organizational and student success. [+]

Designed for those who wish to pursue a wide range of careers in higher education institutions, from faculty and staff positions to key administrative jobs, Walden’s MS in Higher Education program focuses on promoting both organizational and student success. Gain an understanding of business, governance, and organizational cultures in higher education. Explore best practices for creating student-focused learning environments. Choose from a range of specializations designed to meet your individual needs and interests.

You can work toward your degree at a speed that’s right for you.

Traditional: Take one course at a time. Advance through the program steadily while managing other commitments. Fast Track: Take two courses at once. Focus more time on the program and complete your degree sooner. ... [-]

MS in Human and Social Services

Online Full time Part time September 2018 USA USA Online

Further your commitment to social change with an online MS in Human and Social Services from Walden. Through the professionally-focused curriculum, interactive case studies and simulations, and an interprofessional approach, you prepare to address the needs of individuals, communities, and organizations within a global context. Concepts and Theory are brought to life through the use of animated case studies and an Interactive Learning Community.

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Further your commitment to social change with an MS in Human and Social Services from Walden. Through a professionally focused online curriculum, interactive case studies and simulations, and an interprofessional approach, you can prepare to address the needs of individuals, communities, and organizations within a global context. Concepts and theories are brought to life through the use of animated case studies and a simulated community. You will investigate problems that are characteristic of human and social services support, accessing a number of organizations to understand possible strategies and solutions.

With a range of specializations to choose from, you can focus your studies on your interests and goals and develop the skills to excel in your field. ... [-]


MS in Human Resource Management

Online Full time Part time September 2018 USA USA Online

Acquire the strategic, organizational, managerial, and analytical skills that motivate and drive today’s workplace. [+]

Acquire the strategic, organizational, managerial, and analytical skills that motivate and drive today’s workplace. Whether you are just starting out or looking to advance to a higher executive role, Walden University’s MS in Human Resource Management gives you the practical knowledge that can help you become a more effective HR professional. Developed by experts in the field, this program is fully aligned with the recommended curriculum of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and offers a General Program and three career-focused specializations to complement your professional goals.

Specializations (in addition to the General Program)

Functional Human Resource Management Integrating Functional and Strategic Human Resource Management Organizational Strategy ... [-]

MS in Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Online Campus Full time 15  September 2018 USA USA Online + 1 more

Prepare to enter the fast-growing field of industrial and organizational (I-O) psychology as an I-O practitioner, consultant, corporate trainer, or human resources manager in Walden’s MS in Industrial and Organizational Psychology program. [+]

Prepare to enter the fast-growing field of industrial and organizational (I-O) psychology as an I-O practitioner, consultant, corporate trainer, or human resources manager in Walden’s MS in Industrial and Organizational Psychology program. Focusing on practical application in the workplace, you will explore topics such as group dynamics, leadership, performance management, and employee training as you gain the skills required to build more productive and effective organizations.

Specializations

Consulting Psychology General Practice Human Resource Management International Business Leadership Development and Coaching Note on Licensure

The MS in Industrial and Organizational Psychology is not a licensure program and does not prepare an individual to become a licensed psychology professional.... [-]


MS in Information Technology

Online Full time Part time 24  September 2018 USA USA Online + 1 more

From core programming and networking courses to advanced training in high-demand IT specializations, Walden’s MS in Information Technology program is designed to help you enter and advance in the fast-growing IT field. [+]

From core programming and networking courses to advanced training in high-demand IT specializations, Walden’s MS in Information Technology program is designed to help you enter and advance in the fast-growing IT field. A leader in online education, Walden offers aspiring and experienced IT professionals the opportunity to learn in a state-of-the-art virtual environment featuring virtual labs and Walden’s exclusive MobileLearn® technology.

This program’s career-building format enables you to earn your Graduate Certificate in Information Systems after completing the first four courses* and then pursue advanced study in one of these in-demand specializations:

Health Informatics Information Assurance and Cyber Security Information Systems Software Engineering ... [-]

MS in Instructional Design and Technology

Online Full time Part time September 2018 USA USA Online

Learn to create effective technology-based courses and instructional programs for a variety of environments, including higher education; community college education; corporate and nonprofit workforce development; and healthcare, military, and government education. [+]

Learn to create effective technology-based courses and instructional programs for a variety of environments, including higher education; community college education; corporate and nonprofit workforce development; and healthcare, military, and government education. Leverage Walden’s own cutting-edge learning technologies as you explore learning theory, instructional design processes, and effective strategies for engaging 21st-century learners.

You can work toward your degree at a speed that’s right for you.

Traditional: Take one course at a time. Advance through the program steadily while managing other commitments. Fast Track: Take two courses at once. Focus more time on the program and complete your degree sooner. ... [-]

MS in Leadership

Online Full time Part time September 2018 USA USA Online

Learn strategies to become a more effective leader who can generate trust, empower others, and positively impact the future of your organization. [+]

Learn strategies to become a more effective leader who can generate trust, empower others, and positively impact the future of your organization. Walden University’s MS in Leadership program offers a comprehensive approach to leadership that prepares you to meet the evolving challenges in the dynamic world of business and to cultivate your personal leadership philosophy. Through real-world lessons, you can strengthen your decision-making capabilities as an ethical leader in a global environment.

Specializations (in addition to the General Program) Human Resource Leadership Leader Development Self-Designed [-]

MS in Management

Online Full time Part time September 2018 USA USA Online

Advance your career in the business, nonprofit, or public sector by further developing your managerial skills through Walden University’s MS in Management program. This program prepares you to reach your professional goals by giving you real-world knowledge that can help you successfully manage projects and effectively lead teams. [+]

Advance your career in the business, nonprofit, or public sector by further developing your managerial skills through Walden University’s MS in Management program. This program prepares you to reach your professional goals by giving you the real-world knowledge that can help you successfully manage projects and effectively lead teams. Learn to integrate and align organizational processes and systems as well as to motivate employees to meet and exceed the challenges and goals relevant to today’s dynamic work environments.

Specializations (in addition to the General Program)

Healthcare Management Human Resource Management Leadership Marketing Project Management Strategy and Operations [-]

MS in Nonprofit Management and Leadership

Online Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA USA Online + 1 more

Explore strategies to successfully manage a nonprofit organization in Walden University’s MS in Nonprofit Management and Leadership program. [+]

Explore strategies to successfully manage a nonprofit organization in Walden University’s MS in Nonprofit Management and Leadership program. From fundraising to volunteer recruitment, this program addresses the needs and concerns of contemporary nonprofits. Broaden your knowledge of nonprofit organizations through international themes and concepts incorporated throughout your coursework and explore the management skills—including budgeting—that nonprofits rely on to carry out their missions. Discover how you can promote positive social change with this online master’s degree.

Specializations (in addition to the General Program)

Global Leadership International Nongovernmental Organizations Local Government Management for Sustainable Communities Self-Designed Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation [-]

MS in Project Management

Online Full time Part time September 2018 USA USA Online

Are you prepared to meet the complex logistical and technical requirements that many of today’s projects demand? Walden University’s M.S. in Project Management program enables you to gain [+]

Are you prepared to meet the complex logistical and technical requirements that many of today’s projects demand? Walden University’s MS in Project Management program enables you to gain the analytical, theoretical, and practical skills to constructively manage projects across multiple domains and industries. Explore traditional and more recent management strategies and learn how to manage risks and effectively apply what you learn to project management tasks within your organization.

Walden University’s MS in Project Management program is accredited by the Project Management Institute (PMI)® Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC).

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MS in Psychology

Online Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA USA Online + 1 more

Walden University’s MS in Psychology program allows you to examine the social, cultural, and cognitive aspects of human behavior and provides you with a fundamental understanding of psychology principles. [+]

Walden University’s MS in Psychology program allows you to examine the social, cultural, and cognitive aspects of human behavior, providing you with a fundamental understanding of psychology principles and helping you prepare to solve real-world problems in a wide range of settings. Gain a stronger understanding of multicultural perspectives of psychology and choose from a range of specializations to suit your individual interests and goals.

Specializations

Applied Psychology Educational Psychology General Psychology Health Psychology Leadership Development and Coaching Social Psychology Note on Licensure

The MS in Psychology is not a licensure program and does not prepare an individual to become a licensed psychology professional.... [-]


Master

Education Specialist (EdS)

Online Full time Part time September 2018 USA USA Online

Take your career further, faster, with Walden University’s online Education Specialist (EdS) programs. These EdS programs prepare you to pursue new leadership roles while you lay the groundwork to pursue a doctorate [+]

Take your career further, faster, by earning an Education Specialist (EdS) degree online from Walden University. Our EdS programs can prepare you to pursue new leadership roles while you lay the groundwork to pursue a doctorate if you so choose. Join the more than 100 state teachers of the year who have chosen Walden University to obtain their education degree. With Walden’s Lifelong Learning Pathway, students in most of our Ph.D. in Education, Doctor of Education (EdD), and Education Specialist (EdS) programs take many of the same initial courses. You can start in one of our post-master’s or doctoral programs in education and move to another degree program, which saves you time and money. In a Walden EdS program, you can:... [-]


Master of Information Systems Management

Online Full time Part time September 2018 USA USA Online

Do you want to gain a deeper understanding of the role technology plays in achieving organizational goals and strategies? Walden University’s Master of Information Systems Management is designed [+]

Prepare for senior-level information systems and technology leadership positions in the wide range of corporate, government, education, and nonprofit settings. Combining management coursework and advanced IT training, Walden’s Master of Information Systems Management (MISM) program prepares you to:

Evaluate, design, and manage the information systems critical to today’s businesses. Lead cross-functional teams and IT initiatives to meet key organizational objectives. Advance to positions of leadership.

Designed to build your IT career quickly and affordable, this program also allows you to earn a Graduate Certificate in Information Systems after completing your first four courses.* As a Walden student, you can choose when, where, and how you learn thanks to our online format and MobileLearn®. Through this education technology, you can listen to coursework on your MP3 player, access your classroom from your iPhone, download coursework to your laptop, and more. *To receive the Graduate Certificate in Information Systems, you must satisfactorily complete ITEC 6111, ITEC 6115, ITEC 6140, and ISYS 6030 and apply for the certificate, which is awarded at no additional cost.... [-]


Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Online Full time Part time September 2018 USA USA Online

Explore strategies for creating and implementing programs and projects that promote positive social change through Walden University’s Master of Public Administration (MPA) program. [+]

Explore strategies for creating and implementing programs and projects that promote positive social change through Walden University’s Master of Public Administration (MPA) program. Gain management and organizational skills as you study how the administration of policy can positively affect underserved populations. Examine current research in the field as you position yourself to promote collaboration across agencies and departments.

Specializations (in addition to the General Program)

Criminal Justice Emergency Management Global Leadership Health Policy Homeland Security Policy and Coordination International Nongovernmental Organizations (NGOs) Law and Public Policy Local Government Management for Sustainable Communities Nonprofit Management and Leadership Policy Analysis Public Management and Leadership Terrorism, Mediation, and Peace Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation [-]

PhD

Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)

Online Full time Part time September 2018 USA USA Online

Do you aspire to drive transformative educational change in your institution and community? Designed for practitioners and administrators from P–12 to higher education, Walden University’s online Doctor of Education (EdD) program offers flexibility and choices to meet your needs—even if those needs change along the way. [+]

Do you aspire to drive transformative educational change in your institution and community? Designed for practitioners and administrators from P–12 to higher education, Walden University’s online Doctor of Education (EdD) program offers flexibility and choices to meet your needs—even if those needs change along the way. Join the more than 100 state teachers of the year who have chosen Walden University to obtain their education degree. With Walden’s Lifelong Learning Pathway, students in most of our Ph.D. in Education, Doctor of Education (EdD), and Education Specialist (EdS) programs take many of the same initial courses. You can start in one of our post-master’s or doctoral programs in education and move to another degree program, which saves you time and money. In our EdD program, you can also:... [-]


Doctor of Information Technology (D.I.T.)

Online September 2018 USA USA Online

In Walden’s online Doctor of Information Technology (D.I.T.) program, students can gain advanced knowledge in the field of information technology and also acquire the strategic leadership skills needed to guide organizations through critical IT-related challenges. [+]

This applied doctoral degree program is designed to enhance your technical expertise while helping you develop the leadership skills you need to guide your organization in an increasingly competitive marketplace. Prepare for senior-level positions in industry and academia—such as chief information officer, chief technology officer, IS manager, IT strategist, and higher education faculty member or administrator—through leadership simulators, face-to-face residencies, seminar courses, and relevant coursework.

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Doctor of Social Work (DSW)

Online Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA USA Online + 1 more

As an advanced social work professional, you are called upon to help society address its most pressing challenges. [+]

As an advanced social work professional, you are called upon to help society address its most pressing challenges. With Walden’s Doctor of Social Work (DSW) program, you can become a more authoritative advocate for social justice and gain the credentials to be recognized as a leader in your field. Choose from multiple specializations to align your studies with your interests, including Medical Social Work, Addictions and Social Work, and Clinical Expertise. One of the few offered online, the DSW program has a challenging curriculum that can help you acquire the skills to evaluate, design, and execute social welfare programs that make a positive difference. A Master of Social Work (MSW) is required to enroll in this program.... [-]


PhD in Education

Online Full time September 2018 USA USA Online

Walden’s PhD in Education program offers educators and administrators the opportunity to grow as scholars and innovators in higher education. Benefit from access to distinguished faculty members and student support services. Conduct original research in your area of interest, deepen your research skills, and prepare to contribute as an education leader, administrator, faculty member, or policymaker. [+]

Walden’s Ph.D. in Education program offers educators and administrators the opportunity to grow as scholars and innovators in higher education. Benefit from access to distinguished faculty members and student support services. Conduct original research in your area of interest, deepen your research skills, and prepare to contribute as an education leader, administrator, faculty member, or policymaker. Join the more than 100 state teachers of the year who have chosen Walden University to obtain their education degree.

Specializations

Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment, and Evaluation Early Childhood Leadership and Advocacy Early Childhood Special Education (Non-Licensure) Educational Policy, Leadership, and Management Educational Technology and Design Higher Education Leadership, Management, and Policy Learning, Instruction, and Innovation Organizational Research, Assessment, and Evaluation Reading, Literacy, Assessment, and Evaluation (Non-Licensure) ... [-]

PhD in Human and Social Services

Online Full time Part time September 2018 USA USA Online

Make a positive impact in your community and your organization as you explore strategies to help those struggling with issues such as illness, addiction, violence, and poverty. Through virtual simulations, animated case studies, and an interprofessional approach, Walden’s Ph.D. in Human and Social Services program can broaden your understanding of the human services field within a global context.

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Make a positive impact in your community and your organization as you explore strategies to help those struggling with issues such as illness, addiction, violence, and poverty. Through virtual simulations, animated case studies, and an interprofessional approach, Walden’s Ph.D. in Human and Social Services program can broaden your understanding of the human services field within a global context.

The program offers a range of specializations that are designed to meet your needs and interests. Learn how effective policy and practice can improve quality of life for underserved populations. Through original research, you can explore the theories, concepts, and strategies that are influential in the field today.... [-]


PhD in Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Online Campus Full time September 2018 USA USA Online

As one of the first online doctoral programs in industrial and organizational (I-O) psychology, Walden’s PhD in Industrial and Organizational Psychology program allows you to deepen your knowledge of workplace and organizational behavior. [+]

As one of the first online doctoral programs in industrial and organizational (I-O) psychology, Walden’s PhD in Industrial and Organizational Psychology program allows you to deepen your knowledge of workplace and organizational behavior. As you develop advanced skills in change management, personnel psychology, and research theory and design, you can prepare to serve as a catalyst for change in higher education, corporate, government, and other workplace settings. Choose from a variety of specializations to tailor your studies to your specific career interests and career path.

Specializations

Consulting Psychology General Practice Human Resource Management International Business Leadership Development and Coaching Note on Licensure ... [-]

PhD in Management

Online Full time Part time September 2018 USA USA Online

Whether you seek to share your expertise as an educator, a consultant, or a business leader, Walden’s ACBSP-accredited PhD in Management program can help you gain the skills you need to reach your professional goals. Examine the influence of management on employees and organizations and learn theories, concepts, and techniques for more effective decision making. Through a choice of specializations, you can prepare to meet the continuing challenges and opportunities that exist within your profession while conducting original research in an area that complements your interests. [+]

Whether you seek to share and expand your expertise as an educator, consultant, or business leader, Walden’s ACBSP-accredited Ph.D. in Management program can help you gain the skills you need to reach your professional goals. Examine the influence of management on employees and organizations and learn theories, concepts, and techniques for more effective decision making. Through a choice of specializations, you can prepare to meet the continuing challenges and opportunities that exist within your profession while conducting original research in an area that complements your interests.

Specializations

Finance Human Resource Management Information Systems Management Leadership and Organizational Change Self-Designed ... [-]

PhD in Psychology

Online Full time Part time 72  September 2018 USA USA Online + 1 more

Walden University’s Ph.D. in Psychology program combines rigorous academics and original research so that you can build the skills and knowledge required to meet the changing needs of a diverse world. Delivered online, this program follows a scholar-practitioner model that encourages you to integrate scholarly research with your practical expertise. Taught by respected researchers and experts in the field, courses in this program will prepare you to make a difference in the lives of others. Choose from a variety specializations designed to meet your individual goals and interests.

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Walden University’s Ph.D. in Psychology program combines rigorous academics and original research so that you can achieve the highest level of expertise in theories and best practices in psychology. This 100% online program follows a scholar-practitioner model that encourages you to integrate scholarly research with your practical knowledge. Taught by respected researchers and experts in the field, courses in this program will prepare you to make a difference in the lives of others as a practitioner, professor, consultant, or researcher for the government, nonprofit, and private organizations.

Specializations

Clinical Psychology Developmental Psychology Educational Psychology Forensic Psychology General Psychology (Research Option) General Psychology (Teaching Option) Health Psychology Social Psychology ... [-]

PhD in Public Policy and Administration

Online Full time Part time September 2018 USA USA Online

With a Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration from Walden, you can take an active role in creating sustainable solutions to problems facing the United States and nations worldwide. This online doctoral program will provide you with a detailed understanding of public policy theory, research, and practice in a global context to effectively and efficiently advocate for change that positively impacts individuals and communities.

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With a Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration from Walden, you can take an active role in creating sustainable solutions to problems facing the United States and nations worldwide. This online doctoral program will provide you with a detailed understanding of public policy theory, research, and practice in a global context to effectively and efficiently advocate for change that positively impacts individuals and communities. Taught by scholar-practitioners, the program can position you to attain a new level of credibility and influence in your field and to embrace exciting new career opportunities as a researcher, college-level educator, or administrative leader in the private, public, or nonprofit sector. Specializations (in addition to the General Program)... [-]


PhD in Social Work

Online Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA USA Online + 1 more

Walden’s PhD in Social Work program can prepare you for the next step in your social work career as a researcher, college-level educator, or administrative leader. [+]

Walden’s PhD in Social Work program can prepare you for the next step in your social work career as a researcher, college-level educator, or administrative leader. A challenging curriculum enables you to analyze advanced theory and explore some of the most pressing and cutting-edge issues in social work today. Face-to-face academic residencies support the learning experience, allowing you to collaborate with professors and colleagues, build your social and professional community, and enhance your ability to effect positive social change. You will also gain skills in scholarly writing that can help you advance your role as a leader. Achieve the highest credentials in your profession with this PhD program in social work.... [-]


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