With Walden’s Graduate Certificate in Professional Development, you can learn to assess the impact of various practices on student achievement.

Explore how to plan, design, and deliver professional development opportunities that help teachers meet the needs of their students. Based on the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Five Core Propositions and the standards of Learning Forward (formerly National Staff Development Council),  this certificate program can help you build your collaboration, facilitation, coaching, and mentoring skills so you can create effective professional development for teachers.


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  • “Certificate programs from the Riley College of Education and Leadership are designed to help educators like you update your skills as you advance your career. You can participate in Walden’s collaborative online environments as you share ideas with educators across the country.”

    Dr. Kelley Costner
    Associate Dean of Master’s and Undergraduate Programs
    The Richard W. Riley
    College of Education and Leadership

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Completion Requirements

  • 12 total semester credits

You can complete the Graduate Certificate in Professional Development in as little as 8 months. Time to completion may vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 1-866-492-5336.  All credits earned from this certificate program may be applied toward Walden’s M.S. in Education program with a specialization in Professional Development (Grades Pre-K–12) .

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Curriculum Component Requirements  Cost  Total* 
Tuition 12 total semester credit hours  $515 per semester hour $6,180
Books and Materials Estimated costs Included in tuition $0
Technology Fee  Per semester $160 $320
    Total $6,500
    Transfer up to 6 credits  $3,090
    Total with Maximum Transfer Credits $3,250

*Time to completion may vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 1-866-492-5336.

Maximum transfer credit total includes reduction in technology fee as related to reduced number of courses over time.

*Tuition and fees are subject to change.

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