To be considered for admission into Walden’s PhD completion program, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Your coursework from another institution must fit within these time frames:
    • No more than 5 years since you were last enrolled in a doctoral program
    • Only coursework completed in the last 10 years is eligible for transfer of credit
  • You must have completed all doctoral coursework at the prior institution, with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • You must not have been academically dismissed from your prior institution.
  • You must complete a phone or video interview with Walden
  • GRE or GMAT scores (no minimum score or time limit)

You’ll also need to submit the following documents:

  • A Walden application form
  • Transcripts showing your completed coursework in the program of study from your previous doctoral program
  • A written statement on your intent to complete doctoral programs (i.e., role of degree in your career path) and your planned focus for your dissertation
  • One letter of reference (academic or professional)
  • Scholarly work sample (optional)