Welcome to Walden University
About Walden University
You can achieve a higher level of success. And you can start today.
At Walden, we believe that knowledge is most valuable when put to use in organizations, communities, and families. We offer over 65 online degree programs with more than 330 specializations and concentrations, all designed to help professionals gain the knowledge they need to have a real impact in their lives and the lives of others.
Walden is distinguished by high academic standards, experienced faculty, and a rigorous curriculum. Our advanced degrees are intended to advance the quality of life not just for the Walden graduate, but for everyone he or she encounters. Our programs help students achieve personal enrichment and career advancement. Walden graduates, in turn, enrich and advance the lives of countless others they serve.
As an accredited institution with over 40 years of experience, Walden has graduated more than 55,000 alumni, all of whom now have the credentials and desire to make a real difference and be a force for good.
At Walden, we strive to create a supportive and comprehensive online learning environment. With convenient start dates throughout the year, you can begin your program when your schedule allows. As a Walden student, you’ll be introduced to the online classroom with a Student Readiness Orientation. This prepares you to study within our flexible online learning model, which allows you to complete your coursework on a weekly basis when and where it’s convenient for you. Walden’s courses feature MobileLearnSM, which allows you to access course materials on your smartphone or tablet.
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Walden is an accredited institution, which reflects our commitment to upholding the highest standards of teaching and learning. Walden University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association, www.ncahlc.org.
The Richard W. Riley College of
Education and Leadership
The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership at Walden University, a National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) – accredited college, is dedicated to enhancing educator effectiveness and improving student achievement.
Earn your education degree from a university that is dedicated to increasing educator effectiveness and student achievement.
Our programs will connect you with nationally recognized education experts, master teachers, and scholar-practitioners.
An NCATE Accredited Institution
Walden offers both state-approved educator licensure programs as well as programs and courses that do not lead to licensure or endorsements. Prospective students must review their state licensure requirements prior to enrolling.
Prospective Alabama students: Contact the Teacher Education and Certification Division of the Alabama State Department of Education at 1-334-242-9935 to verify that these programs qualify for teacher certification, endorsement, and/or salary benefits.
Prospective Washington state students are advised to contact the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction at 1-360-725-6275 to determine whether Walden’s programs in the field of education are approved for teacher certification or endorsements in Washington state. Additionally, teachers are advised to contact their individual school district as to whether this program may qualify for salary advancement.
“I chose Walden University because of its reputation for providing a quality master's degree program that fosters growth in its students both in academics and in leadership.”
Management and Technology
Looking to earn your technology or management degree online? Learn more about the advantages of an online business degree or an online technology degree from Walden University.
Business, Management and Technology Programs
- Ph.D. in Management
- Doctor of Business Administration (D.B.A.)
- Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)
- Executive EMBA
- M.S. in Accounting
- M.S. in Leadership
- M.S. in Management
- M.S. in Communication
- M.S. in Accounting and Management
- M.S. in Human Resource Management
- M.S. in Project Management
- M.S. in Information Systems
- M.S. in Information Technology
- M.S. in Information Systems Management
- Master of Information Systems Management
Earn an ACBSP Accredited Degree
Walden University’s B.S. in Business Administration, Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Doctor of Business Administration (D.B.A.), and Ph.D. in Management programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). ACBSP is a leading specialized accreditation association that identifies and supports excellence in business education.
This accreditation reaffirms the quality of Walden’s programs and support services, as well as our commitment to continuous assessment and improvement. Earning an ACBSP-accredited degree can better prepare you to compete and succeed in the global marketplace. Employers recognize the value of graduates of a program with educational standards modeled on the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program, used by businesses, government, and other organizations as a measure of quality.
“I chose to pursue my M.B.A. at Walden University for the distinguished reputation of its online programs. After careful research, I have found that this program suits my objectives uniquely and broadens my exposure to real-world situations.”
Health Sciences and Nursing
Discover programs in our School of Nursing and our School of Health Sciences. Our health science degree programs focus on helping healthcare professionals to provide support, services, and advocacy to the populations around them.
- Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
- Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Public Health Programs
- Ph.D. in Health Services
- Ph.D. in Public Health
- M.S. in Health Informatics
- Master of Public Health (M.P.H.)
- M.S. in Clinical Research Administration
- Master of Healthcare Administration (M.H.A.)
Discover how to positively affect lives and make a difference for your patients, your organization, and the future of healthcare with our Master of Science in Nursing (MSN). Collaborate with nurses around the country and with expert faculty—100% of whom hold doctoral degrees. This CCNE-accredited program can position you to pursue a nursing leadership role or to continue your studies with a doctoral degree.
Reach the highest level of nursing practice and discover how to promote a more effective and efficient healthcare system. The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program gives you the credentials you need to assume a greater leadership role within a healthcare organization, and it can help you contribute to improved patient outcomes and healthcare delivery. You can build on your expertise to enhance patient care, gain the knowledge and skills needed to train the next generation of nurses, and translate theory into an advanced nursing practice that enriches the health of populations and communities.
CCNE Accredited Programs
Walden University’s MSN and BSN programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, D.C. 20036, 1-202-887-6791. CCNE is a national accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and ensures the quality and integrity of baccalaureate and graduate education programs in preparing effective nurses. For students, accreditation signifies program innovation and continuous self-assessment.
“I have referred family members and colleagues to Walden because this institution provides you with the knowledge and skills you need to advance.”