Welcome to the Fall 2023-2024 Student Catalog
We are so glad that you selected Walden as your learning partner and that you are part of our community. Our single focus is on helping you be successful—as a student, graduate, and contributing member of your profession and community. From our founding in 1970, Walden has been committed to providing the best education for working professionals like you.
As you look through this catalog, I hope you don’t think of it as only a list of courses, but as a resource for your educational journey. It is important for you to know that the program requirements in your Program of Study and published in the catalog at your time of admission are the ones you need to follow. Our student handbook contains our policies and procedures on academic progress, support services, student expectations and responsibilities, and other topics. Be sure to check out the “What’s New in the Catalog?” section for significant changes to our programs and the "What's New in the Handbook?" section for updates to policies.
Throughout your journey toward graduation, please remember that you are never alone. The faculty and student support teams here at Walden have you at the center of everything they do. They are committed to your success. Reach out to them when you have questions or need guidance or advice on advancing your goals. We’ve seen what our alumni have accomplished, and we want the same for you.
We value your time with us and the trust you put in Walden to challenge your mind, unlock your potential, and make it possible for you to achieve your goals. We all look forward to your success.
Personally, I look forward to conferring your degree and seeing how you use it to improve your career and your community.
What's New in the Catalog?
Listed below are the new courses, programs, concentrations, specializations, and certificates included in this version of the Fall 2023–2024 Walden University Catalog. Also listed are those courses, programs, concentrations, specializations, and certificates that have changed significantly and the date that those changes take effect. Unless otherwise noted, all information in this catalog is effective as of August 28, 2023.
Changes remain listed on “What’s New?” from the date of the change until publication of the next catalog version. The Walden University Catalog is continuously updated online. The most recent version of the catalog is the default publication. See About the Catalog.
Walden University practices a policy of nondiscrimination in admission to, access to, and employment in its programs and activities. Walden does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion or creed, marital status, disability, national or ethnic origin, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, or other legally protected status.
Walden is committed to providing barrier-free access to its educational services and makes appropriate and reasonable accommodations when necessary. Students requesting accommodations per the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) must contact Student Wellness and Disability Services at [email protected] (1-800-925-3368, ext. 3121205; or visit the Student Wellness and Disability Services website).
Walden University publications, including the Catalog and Student Handbook, represent current curricula, educational plans, offerings, requirements, tuition, and fees. These may be modified or discontinued from time to time in the university’s sole discretion to carry out the university’s purposes and objectives. Neither the provisions of this document, nor the acceptance of students through registration and enrollment in the university constitutes a contract or an offer of a contract.
Information in this version of the Walden University Catalog and Student Handbook is effective as of August 28, 2023.
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