Walden University

Motto: You can achieve a higher level of success. And you can start today.

Amsterdam, Netherlands

No. Students: 50,000 (4,000 int'l)* No. of Academic staff: 2,700
Funding type: Private
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Why should I study here?

Discover the top reasons to study at Walden University

  • 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: Waldens diverse student body comes from all 50 U.S. states and more than 150 countries.
  • Expert faculty: Waldens 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, 20122013

About

For more than 40 years, Walden University has supported working professionals in achieving their academic goals and impacting their professions and their communities. Today, more than 47,800 students from all 50 states and more than 150 countries are pursuing their bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degrees online at Walden.

Walden offers more than 80 degree programs with more than 370 specializations and concentrations.

Choose from these areas of study:

  • Health sciences
  • Counseling
  • Human services
  • Management
  • Psychology
  • Social work
  • Education
  • Public health
  • Nursing
  • Public administration
  • Information technology

An accredited institution, Walden offers advanced degrees 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 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.

Accreditations

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 Universitys 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.

Services

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.

Student life

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.
Effecting positive change is at the heart of the Walden University mission. Walden students are a diverse community of working professionals who are more than just scholars—they become agents of social change. As a student, you gain the knowledge and skills to apply what you’ve learned in the classroom to the real world and make a difference in your life and your community. Courses focus on serving the greater good and explore strategies you can use to promote positive change for individuals and society.
Outside of the classroom, Walden brings the learning community together to effect social change on a larger scale. Programs like Global Days of Service and the Scholars of Change contest bring together students and alumni to raise awareness of the ability of one person to make a big difference, and the Walden Service Network serves as a resource for the community to find and volunteer for service projects.

Master's Programmes at Walden University

The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

College of Management & Technology

College of Health Sciences

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