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About Walden University

At Walden, our goal is to help you reach yours. From your first inquiry about your online program, through every step in your studies, you can benefit from our wide range of student support services designed to help you succeed in attaining your online degree.

Founded in 1970, Walden University is a global leader in student-centered online education. A regionally accredited institution in the United States, Walden University attracts a community of extraordinary students and faculty from around the world.

Our quality online programs feature nationally recognized experts, accomplished faculty, and visionary leadership - all professionals who are dedicated to upholding the university's high academic standards.

As a leader in online education, Walden University offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs in areas such as Nursing, Psychology, Management, Counseling and more.


Walden University’s mission is to provide a diverse community of career professionals with the opportunity to transform themselves as scholar-practitioners so that they can effect positive social change. Three values—quality, integrity, and student-centered learning—are at the core of the university. A commitment to these values demands high standards of excellence, uncompromising openness and honesty, and primary attention to the progress of our students.

Dedicated Students

The educational and life goals of the students in Walden’s graduate and undergraduate programs are as diverse and unique as the students themselves. Our students are committed to pursuing an education that can open doors to personal and professional achievement.

Courtney Skiera, Ph.D. in Psychology

See how Courtney’s degree from Walden is helping bring support, knowledge and inspiration to vulnerable women in Uganda.

Andrea Baer, B.S. in Political Sciences and Public Administration

Andrea changed her life, her son’s, and the lives of many more families affected by congenital heart defects through her Walden experience.

Bakali Mukasa, Ph.D. in Health Services

Hear Bakali’s incredible story of dedication through education, and how he is changing communities in Africa through Face of Hope International

A Diverse and Vibrant Faculty

Walden’s world-class faculty members enrich the online university’s learning community with their wide range of educational, cultural, and experiential backgrounds. They are gifted instructors and expert mentors who are selected for their academic and industry credentials as well as for their teaching abilities. As active participants in your learning, our faculty is eager to help you succeed.


Accreditation is an important hallmark of quality. When evaluating credentials, employers and universities often look for applicants who earned their degrees from accredited universities.

Walden University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association; The North Central Association is one of the six regional accrediting associations recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. The North Central Association is a U.S. membership organization for educational institutions that was created to develop and maintain high standards of academic excellence.  When evaluating credentials, employers and universities often look for applicants who earned their degree from an accredited university. 

Walden University is listed in the U.S. Department of Education’s comprehensive database of accredited postsecondary educational institutions. The database is searchable by institution name, accrediting body, and geographic region.

Learn more about the advantages of a Walden online education. Request information or speak with an enrollment advisor by calling 1-888-502-6865.


of employers were willing to hire another Walden graduate.


of employees who received a pay raise did so within their first year of graduation.


of employees who received a promotion did so within their first year of graduation.

*Source:, 2012-2013

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