Walden University strives to produce graduates with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to:

  1. Facilitate positive social change where they work, in their communities, and in society.
  2. Use their knowledge to positively impact their profession, communities, and society.
  3. Demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning.
  4. Apply their learning to specific problems and challenges in their workplace and professional settings.
  5. Demonstrate information literacy.*
  6. Demonstrate an understanding of the methods of inquiry used in their professional or academic field.
  7. Practice legal and ethical integrity in their professional work.
  8. Effectively communicate their ideas and the rationale behind them to others.
  9. Support diversity and multiculturalism within their profession, communities, and society.

*Information literacy is defined as the ability to know when there is a need for information, and being able to identify, locate, evaluate, and effectively use that information for the issue or problem at hand.

As part of Walden’s continuous improvement processes, program outcomes may be modified over time by the university to clarify the aims of programs and further support student learning.

The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership

College of Health Sciences

School of Health Sciences

School of Nursing

College of Management and Technology 

School of Information Systems and Technology 

School of Management

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

School of Counseling

School of Psychology

School of Public Policy and Administration

School of Social Work and Human Services

College of Undergraduate Studies

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