Working Professional interested in College of Education and LeadershipEarn your doctoral, master’s, bachelor’s, teacher preparation, and other education programs from a university that is dedicated to increasing educator effectiveness and student achievement. Whether you are learning to teach or transitioning into a new area of teaching, these programs offer numerous options for career development and can help you increase your skills and qualifications to make a greater contribution to your students’ academic success.


Find the online degree program that best fits your educational goals below:

Doctoral Programs

Doctor of Education (EdD)
PhD in Education

Post-Master’s Programs

EdS in Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
EdS in Early Childhood Education (Non-Licensure)
EdS in Educational Administration and Leadership (Non-Licensure)
EdS in Educational Leadership and Administration (Principal Preparation)
EdS in Educational Technology
EdS in Reading, Literacy, and Assessment (Non-Licensure)
EdS in Special Education (Non-Licensure)

Master’s Programs

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) (Teacher Licensure Preparation)
MS in Early Childhood Studies

MS in Education
MS in Education (Accelerated)
MS in Higher Education (Traditional and Fast Track)
MS in Instructional Design and Technology (Traditional and Fast Track)

Bachelor’s Programs

BS in Child Development
BS in Elementary Education

Licensure & Endorsement

BS in Elementary Education (Teacher Licensure)
EdS in Educational Leadership and Administration (Principal Licensure Preparation)
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) (Teacher Licensure Preparation)
MSEd Educational Leadership and Administration (Principal Licensure Preparation)
Reading K-12 Endorsement


Find the online certificate program that best fits your educational goals below:

Adult Education

Post-Master’s Certificate in Adult Education
Graduate Certificate in Adult Learning
Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching for Adult Educators

Early Childhood

Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Administration, Management, and Leadership

Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Advocacy and Public Policy
Graduate Certificate in Teaching Adults in the Early Childhood Field
Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Diversity in Early Childhood Education

Educational Technologies

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Instructional Design and Technology
Graduate Certificate in Integrating Technology in the Classroom (Grades K-12)
Post-Master’s Certificate in Educational Technology

Higher Education

Graduate Certificate in College Teaching and Learning

Higher Education (cont'd)

Graduate Certificate in Enrollment Management and Institutional Marketing
Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Leadership for Student Success
Post-Master’s Certificate in Online Teaching in Higher Education

K-12 Education

Graduate Certificate in Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
Graduate Certificate in Elementary Reading and Literacy
Graduate Certificate in Engaging Culturally Diverse Learners
Graduate Certificate in Mathematics K–6
Graduate Certificate in Mathematics 5–8
Graduate Certificate in Science K–8
Graduate Certificate in Teacher Leadership
Graduate Certificate in Teaching English Language Learners (Grades K–12)

Special Education

Graduate Certificate in Special Education


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  • Licensure Preparation & Endorsement Programs

    If your goal is to teach in a classroom or become a principal, Walden offers specific licensure and endorsement preparation programs designed to help you get there.If your goal is to teach in a classroom or become a principal, our specific licensure and endorsement preparation programs are designed to help. Learn More.

  • NCATE Accreditation

    National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

    The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), the standard of excellence in professional preK–12 education.

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