A University for Working Professionals

Walden University was founded in 1970 by two teachers seeking a better way for adults to pursue advanced degrees without leaving the workforce. That vision meant rethinking a brick-and-mortar classroom to allow broader access through distance education. Our proven track record in online higher education has grown our learning community to include more than 50,000 students and more than 70,000 alumni worldwide.

Today, we continue to find new and innovative ways to support the unique needs of adult learners like you. Our online degree programs are developed to advance your knowledge and help you apply that knowledge in ways that impact your profession and your community through:

Learn how you’ll benefit from earning your degree from a leading accredited online university.

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    The Walden Difference

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  • Scholars of Change

    Bakali Mukasa

    “I want to make education accessible to every child in Uganda.”

    Bakali Mukasa, Student
    Ph.D. in Health Services