Walden’s education certificates help teachers, administrators, and corporate trainers update their skills and enrich their knowledge to become more effective education professionals.

Enhance your value as an educational professional by staying up to date on the latest research in the field, while finding inspiration in new ideas to motivate your students and enrich the classroom learning environment.

Our online graduate certificate programs:

  • Feature coursework that is challenging and focused on real-world scenarios.
  • Are delivered in a flexible online format.
  • Offer the option of earning credits toward select Walden degree programs.

Fast Facts

Next Start Date: May 8, 2017

Duration: Varies by certificate.

Transfer Credits: Varies by certificate.

Walden offers certificate programs in different areas of education so you can specialize your skills in what is important to you. Explore our options below:

  • Adult Education

    · Graduate Certificate in Adult Learning

    · Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching for Adult Educators

    · Post-Master’s Certificate in Adult Education

    · Post-Master’s Certificate in Organizational Research, Assessment, and Evaluation

  • Early Childhood

    · Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Administration, Management, and Leadership (Competency-based option available)

    · Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Advocacy and Public Policy

    · Graduate Certificate in Teaching Adults in the Early Childhood Field

    · Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Diversity in Early Childhood Education

  • Educational Technologies

    · Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Instructional Design and Technology

    · Graduate Certificate in Integrating Technology in the Classroom (Grades K–12)

    · Post-Master’s Certificate in Educational Technology

  • Higher Education

    · Graduate Certificate in College Teaching and Learning

    · Graduate Certificate in Enrollment Management and Institutional Marketing

    · Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Leadership for Student Success

    · Post-Master’s Certificate in Community College Leadership

    · Post-Master’s Certificate in Higher Education and Adult Learning

    · Post-Master’s Certificate in Higher Education Leadership and Management

    · Post-Master’s Certificate in Higher Education Leadership, Management, and Policy

    · Post-Master’s Certificate in Online Teaching in Higher Education

  • K-12 Education

    · Graduate Certificate in Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment

    · Graduate Certificate in Elementary Reading and Literacy

    · Graduate Certificate in Reading and Literacy K-12

    · Graduate Certificate in Engaging Culturally Diverse Learners

    · Graduate Certificate in Mathematics K–6

    · Graduate Certificate in Mathematics 5–8

    · Graduate Certificate in Science K–8

    · Graduate Certificate in Teacher Leadership

    · Graduate Certificate in Teaching English Language Learners (Grades K–12)

  • Special Education

    · Graduate Certificate in Special Education

Tuition and fees vary by degree program because programs at Walden are tailored to the specific needs of professionals in each field.

Manage your school expenses with:

  • Convenient monthly payment plans that allow you to pay tuition in installments.
  • Multiple payment plan options, including some that can be combined with school loan programs (if available in your country of residence).
  • No-interest payments, which may eliminate your need for loans.

For more information about our criminal justice and public administration certificate and degree programs, financial aid, tuition, and scholarships, request free information or call one of our enrollment advisors today.


More about our certificate programs

  • Entry Requirements

    Since our certificate programs are offered at different levels, your level of prior education varies. You will be required to submit a completed online application, employment history, and official transcripts.

    Your enrollment advisor will help you gather all of the required materials starting with your application all the way through your first day of classes.

  • How to Apply

    To speak with an enrollment advisor about applying for our program today, fill out the form on this page to be contacted, or call 855.203.3398.

Why study at Walden?

  • Learn With Leaders

    Our faculty members are experts in the field and bring a fresh perspective to learning.

  • Exceptional Student Services

    Benefit from our 24/7 tech support, Writing Center, Career Services Center, and more.

  • Relevant Curriculum

    Coursework is based on the latest research and current best practices.



“Thanks to my Walden education, I am an effective administrator who enjoys facilitating professional development."

Abigail Enz-Doerschner | MSEd Graduate