Master of Science in Education / Self Designed
Walden University

Program Details

Whether you want to teach in additional subject areas or gain new skills in areas such as technology or leadership, the MSEd Self-Designed specialization allows you to customize your online degree program with the courses that best prepare you to achieve your professional goals.

By individualizing your studies in this self-designed master’s program, you can expand your teaching skills and knowledge across multiple content areas and prepare to meet the specific needs of your students and school.


  • A bachelor's degree or higher
  • Completed online application and transcripts
  • Materials you are required to submit may vary depending on the academic program to which you apply

Special Accreditation

Walden University is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) for a period of 7 years, from 2012 to 2019. In 2013, NCATE merged with the Teacher Education Accreditation Council to form the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). Walden University is eligible for and will seek accreditation based on CAEP standards beginning in fall 2018.

School Accreditation Statement

The Higher Learning Commission