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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.

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No. 1 conferrer of doctoral research degrees.1

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.

Online Doctoral Programs

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PhD in Public Health

PhD in Public Health - Environmental and Occupational Health

    Specialization

Addresses how to assess and improve the well-being of communities and public health systems. Learn to analyze a community’s overall health by examining available health resources and the quality of living conditions.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 2/28/2022
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PhD in Public Health

PhD in Public Health - Epidemiology

    Specialization

Broadens your understanding of how these diseases affect populations and explores strategies for maintaining the health of communities.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 2/28/2022
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PhD in Public Health

PhD in Public Health - Community Health

    Specialization

Addresses how to assess and improve the well-being of communities and public health systems. Learn to analyze a community’s overall health by examining available health resources and the quality of living conditions.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 2/28/2022
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PhD in Health Education and Promotion

PhD in Health Education and Promotion - Global Health

    Specialization

Prepare to make a positive difference in the health and well-being of men, women, and children in developing countries around the world.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 2/28/2022
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PhD in Health Education and Promotion

PhD in Health Education and Promotion - Behavioral Health

    Specialization

Understand and address the many factors and influences on health and well being. You will investigate the motivation, psychology and theory behind health and health related behaviors of diverse populations.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 2/28/2022
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PhD in Health Education and Promotion

PhD in Health Education and Promotion - Online Teaching in Higher Education

    Specialization

Prepare to effectively engage, teach, and inspire adult learners in the online classroom. Through specialized coursework, you can gain insight into the needs of adult learners, explore principles of online instruction, learn best practices for reaching diverse student populations, and examine the latest technologies impacting online learning.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 2/28/2022
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PhD in Health Education and Promotion

PhD in Health Education and Promotion - Population Health

    Specialization

Explore a wide range of factors that influence health including psychology, public health, genetics, medical care, behavior, education level, social status, and the environment.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 2/28/2022
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PhD in Health Services

PhD in Health Services - Leadership

    Specialization

Gain the skills to become a healthcare leader who can work effectively with diverse workforces and communities in a variety of political and economic settings.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 2/28/2022
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PhD in Health Services

PhD in Health Services - Public Health Policy

    Specialization

Examine microeconomic and macroeconomic models, the influence of public finance on policy decisions, and the tools and techniques used to evaluate the impact of social programs.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 2/28/2022
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PhD in Nursing

PhD in Nursing - Education

    Specialization

Walden’s online PhD nursing education specialization equips you with the expertise to promote excellence in nursing education.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 2/28/2022
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PhD in Nursing

PhD in Nursing - Healthcare Administration

    Specialization

Explore healthcare topics such as governance, public policy, and strategic planning in our PhD in Nursing Healthcare Administration specialization.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 2/28/2022
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PhD in Nursing

PhD in Nursing - Interdisciplinary Health

    Specialization

Design a focus area that reflects your professional goals and interests with Walden’s PhD in Nursing Interdisciplinary Health specialization.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 2/28/2022
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PhD in Nursing

PhD in Nursing - Leadership

    Specialization

With the PhD in Nursing Leadership specialization, you’ll build key leadership competencies that empower you to drive change in your organization.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 2/28/2022
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PhD in Nursing

PhD in Nursing - Population Health

    Specialization

Develop leadership and advanced population-health nursing skills in community-based assessment, program planning, interventions, and outcomes.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 2/28/2022
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PhD in Management

PhD in Management - 21st Century Finance

    Specialization

Develop a deeper understanding of financial models and theoretical tools as you broaden your expertise in relevant topics such as investor-led investments, mergers and acquisitions, and managing and mitigating financial crises within a global environment.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 2/28/2022
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PhD in Management

PhD in Management - Human Resource Management

    Specialization

Apply current theories to conduct research in areas such as the behavioral implications of environments, motivation, and performance on individuals and teams in global environments; strategic human resource management; the role of collaboration and performance of global teams; regulatory and ethical concerns; and labor relations.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 2/28/2022
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PhD in Management

PhD in Management - Self-Designed

    Specialization

Create your own specialization based on your individual goals and interests in management. Choose courses from other specializations within the program under the guidance of a Walden faculty mentor.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 2/28/2022
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PhD in Management

PhD in Management - Completion Program

    Specialization

Our PhD dissertation completion program is designed specifically for returning doctoral degree candidates who have completed all coursework for a PhD, except the prospectus and dissertation process, at an accredited university.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 2/28/2022
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PhD in Management

PhD in Management - Leadership and Organizational Strategy

    Specialization

Challenge your critical thinking abilities by testing conventional organizational strategies and structures in this specialization. Develop alternative conceptualizations of management, understand what a socially conscious leader is, and create 21st-century leadership practices.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 2/28/2022
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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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