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Prospective students from Florida may obtain additional information regarding Walden University by contacting the Commission on Independent Education, Florida Department of Education, 325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1414, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400; 1-888-224-6684. Credits and degrees earned from this college do not automatically qualify the holder to participate in professional licensing examinations to practice certain professions in Florida. Persons interested in practicing a regulated profession in Florida should contact the appropriate state regulatory agency in the field of their interest.
Walden University, in collaboration with Kendall College, has become an approved sub-contractor for providing professional development courses which meet the professional development requirements for Illinois licensure. Beginning July, 2015 Illinois teachers can apply Walden University coursework and credits for programs or courses as it relates to their individualized professional development plan. An official Walden transcript meets the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) requirement for documentation of ISBE professional development clock hours.
Not all of the online programs offered by our institution have been approved in Kentucky. Please check the Council on Postsecondary Education’s website at http://dataportal.cpe.ky.gov/acadprog.aspx to view its listing of approved programs. For more information, please contact the Council on Postsecondary Education, 1024 Capital Center Drive, Suite 320, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601.
Please be advised that our educator preparation programs are not accredited in Kentucky by the Education Professional Standards Board and are not recognized for initial, additional, or renewal of certification or salary enhancement (rank change) for K-12 educators in Kentucky. For more information, please visit the Education Professional Standards Board’s website at http://www.epsb.ky.gov/certification/outofstate.asp.
Walden University is a registered institution in the State of Maryland. Any complaints can be directed to the Office of the Attorney General of the Maryland Higher Education Commission, 200 St. Paul Place Baltimore, MD 21202; 1-888-743-0023.
Walden University is registered as a private institution with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions.
Walden University is authorized by the State of Oregon to offer and confer the academic degrees described herein, following a determination that state academic standards will be satisfied under OAR 583-030. Inquiries concerning the standards or school compliance may be directed to the Office of Degree Authorization, 1500 Valley River Drive, Suite 100, Eugene, Oregon 97401.
Licensed by the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education, 1333 Main St., Suite 200, Columbia, SC 29201; 1-803-737-2260. Licensure indicates only that minimum standards have been met; and it is not equal to or synonymous with accreditation by an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Walden University’s Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership has been approved by the South Carolina Department of Education to provide coursework that meets the South Carolina Read to Succeed and state in-service guidelines.
Walden University is authorized for operation as a postsecondary educational institution by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. In order to view detailed job placement and completion information on the programs offered by Walden University, please visit http://tn.gov/thec and click on the “Authorized Institutions Data” button.
Credits earned at Walden University may not transfer to another educational institution. Credits earned at another educational institution may not be accepted by Walden University. Students should obtain confirmation that Walden University will accept any credits they have earned at another educational institution before they execute an enrollment contract or agreement. Students should also contact any educational institutions that they may want to transfer credits earned at Walden University to determine if such institutions will accept credits earned at Walden University prior to executing an enrollment contract or agreement. The ability to transfer credits from Walden University to another educational institution may be very limited. Credits may not transfer and students may have to repeat courses previously taken at Walden University if they enroll in another educational institution. Students should never assume that credits will transfer to or from any educational institution. It is highly recommended and students are advised to make certain that they know the transfer of credit policy of Walden University and of any other educational institutions they may in the future want to transfer the credits earned at Walden University before they execute an enrollment contract or agreement.
Enrollment documents for Tennessee students (PDF)
Tuition Information for Tennessee Residents (PDF )
While Walden University is not regulated in Texas per Chapter 132 of the Texas Education Code, the university is registered as a private institution with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions. To report concerns and/or complaints students may contact the Minnesota Office of Higher Education at 651-642-0567.
Walden University is authorized by the Washington Student Achievement Council and meets the requirements and minimum educational standards established for degree-granting institutions under the Degree-Granting Institutions Act. This authorization is subject to periodic review and authorizes Walden University to offer specific degree programs. The Council may be contacted for a list of currently authorized programs. Authorization by the Council does not carry with it an endorsement by the Council of the institution or its programs. Any person desiring information about the requirements of the act or the applicability of those requirements to the institution may contact the Council at P.O. Box 43430, Olympia, WA 98504-3430.