1970
100 Washington Avenue South, Suite 900, Minneapolis, MN 55401

School Details

Bernie and Rita Turner founded Walden University in 1970 in order to provide an educational opportunity for working adults. The University immediately began to grow and by 1972, Walden conferred seventy degrees, including forty-six Doctorate degrees. Walden is a private for-profit university, headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota. With a continued focus on the working professional, Walden’s mission integrates “quality programs,” designed and taught by highly qualified professionals, through “relevant, actionable” methods to establish “lifelong learning.” In addition, faculty are selected based on “academic and industry credentials."

Walden offers bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, and certificate programs, all entirely online, from the following colleges and schools:

  • College of Management & Technology
  • Riley College of Education & Leadership
  • College of Health Sciences
  • College of Social & Behavioral Sciences
  • Center for General Education

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Accreditation & Licensing

The Higher Learning Commission

All Programs

Business

Bachelor of Science in Accounting Bachelor of Science in Business Administration / General Bachelor of Science in Business Administration / Accounting Bachelor of Science in Business Administration / Data Science Bachelor of Science in Business Administration / Finance Bachelor of Science in Business Administration / Human Resource Management Bachelor of Science in Business Administration / Information Systems Bachelor of Science in Business Administration / Management Bachelor of Science in Business Administration / Marketing Bachelor of Science in Business Administration / Small Business Management Bachelor of Science in Communication Doctor of Business Administration / Accounting Doctor of Business Administration / Energy Management Doctor of Business Administration / Entrepreneurship Doctor of Business Administration / Finance Doctor of Business Administration / Global Supply Chain Management Doctor of Business Administration / Human Resource Management Doctor of Business Administration / Information Systems Management Doctor of Business Administration / International Business Doctor of Business Administration / Leadership Doctor of Business Administration / Marketing Doctor of Business Administration / Project Management Doctor of Business Administration / Self-Designed Doctor of Business Administration / Social Impact Management Doctor of Business Administration / Technology Entrepreneurship Doctor of Philosophy in Management Graduate Certificate in Advanced Project Management Graduate Certificate in Applied Project Management Graduate Certificate in Auditing Graduate Certificate in Brand & Product Marketing Graduate Certificate in Business Management Graduate Certificate in Communication Master of Business Administration / Accounting Master of Business Administration / Corporate Finance Master of Business Administration / Entrepreneurship & Small Business Master of Business Administration / General Master of Business Administration / Healthcare Management Master of Business Administration / Human Resource Management Master of Business Administration / Leadership Master of Business Administration / Marketing Master of Business Administration / Project Management Master of Business Administration / Self-Designed Master of Business Administration / Social Entrepreneurship & Innovation Master of Information Systems Management Master of Public Administration Master of Science in Accounting Master of Science in Communication Master of Science in Finance Master of Science in Human & Social Services / Human Services Nonprofit Administration Master of Science in Human Resource Management / Functional Human Resource Management Master of Science in Human Resource Management / General Master of Science in Human Resource Management / Integrating Functional & Strategic Human Resource Management Master of Science in Human Resource Management / Organizational Strategy Master of Science in Leadership Master of Science in Marketing Master of Science in Project Management

Computer Science & IT

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration / Data Science Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Doctor of Information Technology Graduate Certificate in Information Systems Master of Science in Information Technology

Criminal Justice, Safety & Law

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice / Corrections & Human Services Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice / Crime & Criminal Investigations Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice / Criminal Justice Management & Administration Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice / Self-Designed Bachelor of Science in Psychology / Criminal Justice Doctor of Business Administration / Homeland Security Master of Science in Criminal Justice / Behavioral Sciences Master of Science in Criminal Justice / Cybercrimes Master of Science in Criminal Justice / Emergency Management Master of Science in Criminal Justice / General Master of Science in Criminal Justice / Homeland Security Policy & Coordination Master of Science in Criminal Justice / International-Global Criminal Justice Issues Master of Science in Criminal Justice / Law & Public Policy Master of Science in Criminal Justice / Public Management & Leadership Master of Science in Criminal Justice / Terrorism, Mediation & Peace Master of Science in Criminal Justice Leadership & Executive Management Master of Science in Human & Social Services / Criminal Justice

Education

Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education (Licensure) Doctor of Education / Community College Leadership Doctor of Education / Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment Doctor of Education / Early Childhood Education Doctor of Education / Educational Administration & Leadership (Non-Licensure) Doctor of Education / Educational Technology Doctor of Education / Higher Education (Self Designed) Doctor of Education / Higher Education & Adult Learning Doctor of Education / Higher Education Leadership & Management Doctor of Education / Reading, Literacy & Assessment Doctor of Education / Special Education Graduate Certificate in Adult Learning Graduate Certificate in College Teaching & Learning Graduate Certificate in Curriculum, Instruction, & Assessment Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Administration, Management, & Leadership Graduate Certificate in Elementary Reading & Literacy Graduate Certificate in Engaging Culturally Diverse Learners Graduate Certificate in Enrollment Management & Institutional Marketing Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Leadership for Student Success Graduate Certificate in Integrating Technology in the Classroom (Grades K-12) Graduate Certificate in Mathematics 5-8 Graduate Certificate in Mathematics K-6 Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching for Adult Educators Graduate Certificate in Science K-8 Graduate Certificate in Special Education Graduate Certificate in Teacher Leadership Graduate Certificate in Teaching & Diversity in Early Childhood Education Master of Arts in Teaching Master of Science in Early Childhood Studies / Administration, Management & Leadership Master of Science in Early Childhood Studies / Administration, Management & Leadership (Tempo Learning) Master of Science in Early Childhood Studies / Teaching & Diversity in Early Childhood Master of Science in Early Childhood Studies / Teaching & Learning in Early Childhood Settings (Tempo Learning) Master of Science in Education / Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment (Grades K-12) Master of Science in Education / Educational Leadership & Administration (Principal Licensure) Master of Science in Education / Elementary Reading & Literacy (Grades PreK-6 / Non-Licensure) Master of Science in Education / Elementary Reading & Mathematics (Grades K-6) Master of Science in Education / Integrating Technology in the Classroom (Grades K-12) Master of Science in Education / Mathematics (Grades 5-8) Master of Science in Education / Mathematics (Grades K-6) Master of Science in Education / Mathematics & Science (Grades K-8) Master of Science in Education / Science (Grades K-8) Master of Science in Education / Self Designed Master of Science in Education / Special Education (Grades K-12 / Non-Licensure) Master of Science in Education / STEM Education (Grades K-8) Master of Science in Education / Teacher Leadership (Grades K-12) Master of Science in Higher Education Master of Science in Instructional Design & Technology Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Instructional Design & Technology Post-Master's Certificate in Community College Leadership Post-Master's Certificate in Curriculum, Instruction, & Assessment Post-Master's Certificate in Early Childhood Leadership Post-Master's Certificate in Educational Policy, Leadership, & Management Post-Master's Certificate in Educational Technology Post-Master's Certificate in Higher Education & Adult Learning Post-Master's Certificate in Higher Education Leadership & Management Post-Master's Certificate in Higher Education Leadership, Management, & Policy Post-Master's Certificate in Online Teaching in Higher Education Post-Master's Certificate in Organizational Research, Assessment, & Evaluation Post-Master's Certificate in Reading, Literacy, & Assessment

Healthcare

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration / Healthcare Management Bachelor of Science in Health Studies Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management Doctor of Business Administration / Healthcare Management Doctor of Healthcare Administration Doctor of Philosophy in Health Education & Promotion Doctor of Philosophy in Health Services Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health Doctor of Public Health Graduate Certificate in Public Health Master of Business Administration / Healthcare Management Master of Healthcare Administration Master of Public Health Master of Science in Health Education & Promotion Master of Science in Human & Social Services / Gerontology Master of Science in Nursing / Public Health Nursing (RN to MSN)

Nursing

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) Doctor of Nursing Practice Master of Science in Nursing (RN to MSN) Master of Science in Nursing / Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Master of Science in Nursing / Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Master of Science in Nursing / Adult/Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (RN to MSN) Master of Science in Nursing / Education Master of Science in Nursing / Education (RN to MSN) Master of Science in Nursing / Family Nurse Practitioner Master of Science in Nursing / Family Nurse Practitioner (RN to MSN) Master of Science in Nursing / Nurse Executive Master of Science in Nursing / Nurse Executive (RN to MSN) Master of Science in Nursing / Nursing Informatics Master of Science in Nursing / Nursing Informatics (RN to MSN) Master of Science in Nursing / Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Master of Science in Nursing / Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing (RN to MSN) Master of Science in Nursing / Public Health Nursing Post-Master Certificate in Nurse Executive Post-Master Certificate in Nursing Education Post-Master Certificate in Nursing Informatics

Psychology & Human Services

Bachelor of Science in Human Services Bachelor of Science in Psychology / Addictions Bachelor of Science in Psychology / Applied Psychology Bachelor of Science in Psychology / Criminal Justice Bachelor of Science in Psychology / General Psychology Bachelor of Science in Psychology / Human Services Bachelor of Science in Psychology / Preparation for Graduate Studies Bachelor of Science in Psychology / Workplace Bachelor of Social Work Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology / Forensic Psychology Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology / General Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology / Health Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology / Industrial & Organizational Psychology Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology / Teaching Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology Master of Science in Human & Social Services / Community & Social Services Master of Science in Human & Social Services / Community Intervention & Leadership Master of Science in Human & Social Services / Conflict Management & Negotiation Master of Science in Human & Social Services / Criminal Justice Master of Science in Human & Social Services / Disaster Crisis & Intervention Master of Science in Human & Social Services / Family Studies & Interventions Master of Science in Human & Social Services / General Master of Science in Human & Social Services / Gerontology Master of Science in Human & Social Services / Global Social Services Master of Science in Human & Social Services / Human Services Nonprofit Administration Master of Science in Human & Social Services / Mental Health Facilitation Master of Science in Human & Social Services / Military Families & Culture Master of Science in Human & Social Services / Social Policy & Analysis & Planning Master of Science in Psychology / Applied Psychology Master of Science in Psychology / Educational Psychology Master of Science in Psychology / General Psychology Master of Science in Psychology / Health Psychology Master of Science in Psychology / Social Psychology Master of Social Work / Advanced Clinical Social Practice Master of Social Work / Military Social Work Master of Social Work / Social Work in Healthcare Master of Social Work / Social Work with Children & Families Masters of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Masters of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling / Addiction Counseling Masters of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling / Forensic Counseling Masters of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling / Military Families & Culture Masters of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling / Trauma & Crisis Counseling PhD in Human & Social Services / Advanced Research PhD in Human & Social Services / Community & Social Services PhD in Human & Social Services / Community Intervention & Leadership PhD in Human & Social Services / Conflict Management & Negotiation PhD in Human & Social Services / Criminal Justice PhD in Human & Social Services / Disaster, Crisis & Intervention PhD in Human & Social Services / Family Studies & Intervention PhD in Human & Social Services / General PhD in Human & Social Services / Gerontology PhD in Human & Social Services / Global Social Services PhD in Human & Social Services / Higher Education PhD in Human & Social Services / Human Services Nonprofit Administration PhD in Human & Social Services / Mental Health Facilitation PhD in Human & Social Services / Military Families & Culture PhD in Human & Social Services / Social Policy Analysis & Planning PhD in Psychology / Educational Psychology PhD in Psychology / General Research PhD in Psychology / General Teaching PhD in Psychology / Health Psychology PhD in Psychology / Social Psychology