Walden University

Find the school that is right for you

Introduction to Walden University

At Walden, we believe that knowledge is most valuable when put to use in organizations, communities, and families. We offer over 60 online degree programs with more than 300 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.

Our program areas include:

  • Counseling
  • Education
  • Health Sciences
  • Human Services
  • Management
  • Nursing
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health

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 49,500 alumni, all of whom now have the credentials and desire to make a real difference and be a force for good.

FAQs on Walden University

Are the Online Degrees at Walden University Accredited?

Walden University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of The North Central Association, www.ncahlc.org; 312-263-0456.

What Are Some Requirements of Walden University?

In order to apply to any of Walden University's distance education programs, students must complete an online application. The university accepts applications year round and offers flexible start dates for many programs. Some online degree options require special applications, including the master's in education and the master's in nursing.

Can I Receive Financial Aid From Walden University?

Walden University offers a number of financial aid options for online students, including federal financial aid, loans, scholarships, fellowships and more. All students should complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid to qualify for government grants and loans.

Students enrolled in an online degree program focused on research and social change are eligible to receive fellowship assistance from the university. Students can also pursue available scholarship opportunities.

What Are Some Career Options With an Online Degree From Walden University?

Graduates of Walden University go on to work in a variety of fields, including private business, government, public health and education. Students who earn an online graduate degree in education may opt to teach at the college level or work as public school administrators.

Those who earn an online MBA degree may work in business, finance, trade, banking, marketing or human resources. With 23 separate online degrees and several areas of concentration for each degree, students can easily find the distance education program that will allow them to pursue their career goals.