Charles County Public Schools LogoWhen you learn online with Walden, you have access to a dynamic learning experience that will expose you to real-world scenarios presented by faculty who are experts and practitioners in their fields. Throughout your coursework, you will explore the latest theories and best practices in your industry and be able to put your new knowledge to work immediately in your organization. You have the opportunity to work with individuals from across the United States and possibly from around the world. Thanks to our engaging online learning model, you can learn on your schedule and participate in classes on a weekly basis whenever it’s convenient for you.

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  • Partnership Benefits
  • Degrees and Programs
  • The Walden Experience

Tuition Reduction

Eligible Charles County Public Schools employees may receive a 10% tuition reduction when enrolling as a new Walden student in approved degree programs.

This reduction will remain in effect for the duration of the student’s enrollment at Walden.

New students who qualify for an existing 10% U.S. partnership tuition reduction may combine that reduction with any one quarter or semester-based offer. Unless otherwise specified, the 10% U.S. partnership tuition reduction is the only offer that may be combined.

Meet Your Representative

Katie Hykes-Waddell

Email Katie Hykes-Waddell today or give her a call at 443-286-3196.

Walden offers many degree and certificate program options that can help your employees move ahead in their career, no matter where they are on their educational journey. Choose the program level of interest from the list to the right and start exploring your options.

Baccalaureate Programs

Gain the knowledge and skills you need to advance yourself and your career when you enroll in one of our bachelor’s degree programs. At Walden, you can choose from:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN) Completion Program
  • BS in Accounting
  • BS in Business Administration
  • BS in Business Communication
  • BS in Child Development
  • BS in Communication
  • BS in Computer Information Systems
  • BS in Criminal Justice
  • BS in Educational Studies
  • BS in Forensic Psychology
  • BS in Health Studies
  • BS in Healthcare Management
  • BS in Human Services
  • BS in Information Technology
  • BS in Instructional Design and Technology
  • BS in Interdisciplinary Studies
  • BS in Political Science and Public Administration
  • BS in Psychology
  • BS in Public Health

Certificate Programs

Focus your learning on a specific area of interest with one of Walden’s certificate programs. At Walden, you can choose from:

Business and Management

  • Graduate Certificate in Advanced Project Management
  • Graduate Certificate in Applied Project Management
  • Graduate Certificate in Business Management
  • Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management
  • Graduate Certificate in Leadership
  • Graduate Certificate in Managerial Accounting
  • Post-Doctoral Bridge to Business Administration Certificate
  • Post-Doctoral Bridge to Management Certificate


  • Graduate Certificate in Communication


  • Post-Master’s Certificate in Adult Education
  • Graduate Certificate in Adult Learning
  • Post-Doctoral Certificate in Assessment, Evaluation, and Accountability
  • Graduate Certificate in College Teaching and Learning
  • Post-Master’s Certificate in College Teaching and Learning
  • Graduate Certificate in Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
  • Graduate Certificate in Developmental Education
  • Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Administration, Management, and Leadership
  • Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Advocacy and Public Policy
  • Graduate Certificate in Elementary Reading and Literacy
  • Graduate Certificate in Engaging Culturally Diverse Learners
  • Graduate Certificate in Enrollment Management and Institutional Marketing
  • Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Leadership for Student Success
  • Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Instructional Design and Technology
  • Graduate Certificate in Integrating Technology in the Classroom (Grades K-12)
  • Graduate Certificate in Mathematics K–6
  • Graduate Certificate in Mathematics 5–8
  • Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching for Adult Educators
  • Graduate Certificate in Professional Development
  • Graduate Certificate in Science K–8
  • Graduate Certificate in Special Education
  • Graduate Certificate in Teacher Leadership
  • Graduate Certificate in Teaching Adults English as a Second Language
  • Graduate Certificate in Teaching Adults in the Early Childhood Field
  • Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Diversity in Early Childhood Education
  • Graduate Certificate in Teaching English Language Learners (Grades K–12)
  • Graduate Certificate in Teaching K–12 Students Online 

Health Sciences

  • Graduate Certificate in Clinical Research Administration

Information Technology

  • Graduate Certificate in Information Systems


  • Post-Master’s Certificates in Nursing


  • Post-Doctoral Psychology Respecialization Certificate
  • Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Organizational Psychology and Development
  • Post-Master’s Online Teaching in Psychology Certificate

Public Policy and Administration

  • Graduate Certificate in Criminal Justice
  • Graduate Certificate in Government Management
  • Graduate Certificate in Homeland Security
  • Undergraduate Certificate in Homeland Security
  • Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management
  • Post-Master’s Certificate in Online Teaching in Higher Education
  • Graduate Certificate in Public Management and Leadership
  • Graduate Certificate in Public Policy
  • Graduate Certificate in Strategic Planning and Public Policy

Doctoral Programs

Earning a doctoral degree can take you to the highest level in your profession. At Walden, you can choose from:

  • PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision
  • PhD in Criminal Justice
  • PhD in Education
  • PhD in Health Services
  • PhD in Human Services
  • PhD in Management
  • PhD in Nursing
  • PhD in Psychology
  • PhD in Public Health
  • PhD in Public Policy and Administration
  • PhD in Social Work
  • Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)
  • Doctor of Education (EdD)
  • Doctor of Information Technology (DIT)
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  • Doctor of Public Health (DrPH)
  • Doctor of Social Work (DSW)

Master's Programs

With a master’s degree, you can go beyond the basics to become an expert in your field. At Walden, you can choose from:

  • Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)
  • Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA)
  • Master of Information Systems Management (MISM)
  • Master of Public Administration (MPA)
  • Master of Public Health (MPH)
  • Master of Public Policy (MPP)
  • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
  • Master of Social Work (MSW)
  • MS in Accounting
  • MS in Addiction Counseling
  • MS in Adult Learning
  • MS in Clinical Psychology
  • MS in Clinical Research Administration
  • MS in Communication
  • MS in Criminal Justice
  • MS in Criminal Justice Leadership and Executive Management
  • MS in Early Childhood Studies
  • MS in Education
  • MS in Education (Accelerated)
  • MS in Emergency Management
  • MS in Forensic Psychology
  • MS in Health Education and Promotion
  • MS in Health Informatics
  • MS in Higher Education
  • MS in Human Resource Management
  • MS in Human Services
  • MS in Information Technology
  • MS in Instructional Design and Technology
  • MS in Leadership
  • MS in Management
  • MS in Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling
  • MS in Mental Health Counseling
  • MS in Nonprofit Management and Leadership
  • MS in Project Management
  • MS in Psychology
  • MS in School Counseling

Other Education Programs

Walden also offers the following programs specifically designed for educators.

Education Specialist

  • EdS in Administrator Leadership for Teaching and Learning
  • EdS in Adult Education
  • EdS in Assessment, Evaluation, and Accountability
  • EdS in College Teaching and Learning
  • EdS in Curriculum, Instruction and Professional Development
  • EdS in Early Childhood
  • EdS in Educational Leadership and Administration (Principal Preparation)
  • EdS in Educational Technology
  • EdS in Reading and Literacy Leadership (Non-Licensure)
  • EdS in Special Education (Non-Licensure)
  • EdS in Teacher Leadership

Endorsement Program

  • Reading K-12

Walden University is an accredited institution that has been serving the higher education needs of working professionals for more than 40 years. The university promotes lifelong learning by offering bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees online in areas of study ranging from health and education to management and public administration. It is distinguished by high academic standards, experienced faculty, and a rigorous curriculum. Using an array of technology, the university delivers an online education experience when, where, and how students need it. Walden programs help students achieve their goals so that, as graduates, they can help advance the lives of others.


Accreditation is a mark of quality. Walden has been accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) since 1990. The HLC is a commission of the North Central Association, one of the six regional accrediting associations recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Walden also holds specialized accreditations from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), the Project Management Institute (PMI)® Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC), and ABET.

Mission and Vision

Walden University provides a diverse community of career professionals with the opportunity to transform themselves as scholar-practitioners so that they can effect positive social change.

Walden University envisions a distinctively different 21st-century learning community where knowledge is judged worthy to the degree that it can be applied by its graduates to the immediate solutions of critical societal challenges, thereby advancing the greater global good.

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