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Choose a Doctoral Program That’s Designed to Promote Your Professional Excellence

Walden’s doctoral programs provide a path for lifelong professional and personal achievement.

Top Choice For Degree Students

No. 1 conferrer of doctoral research degrees.*

Purposeful Programs

25 Degree programs and over 150 specializations available to support your goals.

BE SUPPORTED AT EACH STEP

The Walden Doctoral Degree Coach™ helps you find the right support when you need it and stay on track throughout your journey.

Personalized Student Support

Complete suite of services dedicated to the completion of your dissertation and academic success.

Knowledgeable financial advisors

Fund your passion and learn more about limited-time savings and other tuition assistance.

Doctoral Peer Mentors

New students can connect with an experienced doctoral student who will provide advice, tips, and guidance.

Receive up to a $5,000 Grant if you reside in the U.S. Contact one of our Enrollment Specialists to learn more.

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Online Doctoral Programs

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Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

With an online DNP from Walden, you’ll be ready to unlock new career opportunities and play a bigger role in transforming healthcare.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 11/29/2021
Learn more about Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)

Deepen your business knowledge with a program that builds on your existing expertise. Prepare to serve as a global leader and change agent in the corporate, public, or academic sector.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 1/10/2022
Learn more about Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)

Doctor of Public Administration

Walden’s Doctor of Public Administration online program academically prepares you to solve pressing problems in government, public, and nonprofit organizations.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 11/29/2021
Learn more about Doctor of Public Administration

PhD in Public Policy and Administration

Gain an international perspective, meet the challenges of governance and service delivery, effect policy-making, and make an impact on social issues.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 11/29/2021
Learn more about PhD in Public Policy and Administration

Doctor of Healthcare Administration (DHA)

Walden’s Doctor of Healthcare Administration program can help prepare you to be the effective healthcare leader and problem-solver your organization needs.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 11/29/2021
Learn more about Doctor of Healthcare Administration (DHA)

PhD in Health Education and Promotion

Explore both individual and population health, focusing on health behavior theory and techniques for changing behaviors. Using the latest technology, students will review case studies that touch on current trends and research and explore best practices from a global perspective.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 11/29/2021
Learn more about PhD in Health Education and Promotion

Doctor of Public Health

Lead organizations in promoting healthy, safe communities with a Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) from Walden University.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 11/29/2021
Learn more about Doctor of Public Health

PhD in Human Services

Our online PhD in Human Services program prepares you to solve complex social problems by becoming a dedicated researcher or educator in the field.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 11/29/2021
Learn more about PhD in Human Services

PsyD in Behavioral Health Leadership

Gain the leadership and cross-disciplinary skills to manage and improve the delivery of integrated mental and behavioral healthcare with a PsyD in Behavioral Health Leadership from Walden University.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 11/29/2021
Learn more about PsyD in Behavioral Health Leadership

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 11/29/2021
Learn more about PhD in Education

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 11/29/2021
Learn more about Doctor of Education (EdD)

Online PhD in Criminal Justice

Pursue your PhD in criminal justice from our online degree program. Pursue leadership roles in your organization or begin a career in criminal justice education.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 11/29/2021
Learn more about Online PhD in Criminal Justice

Your Doctoral Journey

At Walden, we’ll guide you every step of the way with a comprehensive suite of support resources designed to help you confidently pursue the finish line, including our Doctoral Degree CoachTM. Are you ready to reach a higher level in your field?

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A Personalized Guide to Completing Your Doctorate

Earning your doctorate requires commitment, perseverance, and hard work. You can do it, and Walden is here to help—with our Doctoral Degree Coach™.

  • Map and Track Milestones: Break your research down into manageable, sequential steps. See where you are, what’s ahead, and what you’ve already accomplished, all in one place.
  • Meet Weekly Targets: No more guesswork. Set prompts based on your to-do list and receive reminders and updates directly to your inbox.
  • Connect With Faculty: Stay on the same page and keep your progress on track. With shared access to your dashboard, your chair can easily guide you through your checklists, goals, and timelines.
  • Access Helpful Resources: Quickly find support from the right person at the right time. Our comprehensive resource guide points you in the right direction—no more frustrating searches.

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