Online Doctoral Degrees

Fulfill a lifelong goal. Make an original contribution. Earn your degree from Walden—the #1 conferrer of doctoral research degrees.*

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No. 1 conferrer of doctoral research degrees.*

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We’ve been evolving online learning for 25 years to give working professionals the flexibility and the opportunities they need.

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Walden's faculty members are scholars, researchers, and distinguished leaders in their industries.

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*Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) Integrated Postsecondary Education Database (IPEDS). Includes 2017 preliminary data. Retrieved July 2018, includes all classifications of instructional programs (CIP) codes. A doctoral research degree is Ph.D. or other doctor's degree that requires advanced work beyond the master's level, including the preparation and defense of a dissertation based on original research, or the planning and execution of an original project demonstrating substantial artistic or scholarly achievement. Some examples of this type of degree may include Ed.D., D.M.A., D.B.A., D.Sc., D.A., or D.M, and others, as designated by the awarding institution.

This offer is based on your program and transfer of credit. All tuition reductions, grants, or scholarships are subject to specific eligibility requirements. Contact one of our enrollment specialists to learn more.

Total enrollment as of December 31, 2017.