Accreditation is an important hallmark of quality. Walden University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (www.hlcommission.org), a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) is a U.S. membership organization for educational institutions that was created to develop and maintain high standards of academic excellence.
Walden University is listed in the U.S. Department of Education’s comprehensive database of accredited post-secondary educational institutions. The database is searchable by institution name, accrediting body, and geographic region.
In addition to institutional accreditation, Walden is proud to have earned several specialized accreditations. Specialized accreditation is given to a college, school, or specific degree program within a university, most often for professional programs that lead to certification or licensure. Walden has specialized accreditations from organizations including Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH), and Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).
Read more about Walden’s accreditations.
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