Tempo Competency-Based Learning™ is an alternative, custom-paced way to complete your Walden degree.

Tempo Competency-Based Learning logoIt’s different from our standard course-based learning because it lets you progress once you’ve shown you understand a subject. You can potentially speed up your progress and apply what you learn in your job immediately.

A different way to earn your degree

At Your Pace

Whether you’re a fast-paced learner or want more time to fully absorb your studies, our learning experience adapts to your style—not to a calendar.

On Your Schedule

With no weekly deadlines, a mobile-optimized experience, access to content on demand, and online communication with faculty, you decide when and how you learn.

Control Your Cost

A subscription-based model means you have a way to control your tuition cost. Your work experience may speed your progress, potentially saving you time and money.

Tempo Learning Experience

The difference between Tempo competency-based and course-based learning.


Course-Based Learning

The standard, guided pace to earn your degree.

Tempo Competency-Based Learning

The flexible pace ideal for some students.

Time Structured schedule Flexible schedule
Pace Deadlines to make steady progress Set your own pace, and speed up or slow down when needed
Tuition Pay by the course All-you-can-learn subscription fee
Support Faculty guide you through your courses as you earn your degree Faculty support when you need it and a personal academic coach
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Tuition Savings and Financial Aid* '' ''
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*May not be available for all degree programs.

Frequently Asked Questions about Tempo

Testimonials

Leana Bowman

Leana Bowman

Master of Business Administration (MBA) Graduate, Tempo Learning
I chose Tempo Learning because I can study at my own pace and can speed up for the things I already know.
I like that if I was very knowledgeable about a certain topic, I could complete the competency more quickly, and if I needed to take my time on others, this was possible.
Isha Saini Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) Student
Isha Saini
Jeneva Davis MS in Early Childhood Studies Student
Jeneva Davis
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