Continue Learning with Walden
The School of Lifelong Learning was created to support the needs and goals of working adults and provide lifelong learners with unique opportunities to grow and succeed through flexible non-degree course offerings. We strive to create educational solutions that can help meet personal goals and serve the continuing education needs of working professionals.
Over 250 Courses
Choose for-credit individual courses from our degree programs.
Credits for Degree Programs
Credits may be able to be transferred to a Walden degree program. It’s a great way to try out courses in a program.1
Meet Licensure Requirements
Some of our courses may meet licensure requirements.2
Participate in an engaging classroom environment supported by faculty members.
Non-credit professional development courses help you to upskill and reskill.
Flexible Online Learning
100% online learning enables you to advance your knowledge and skills while balancing work and family commitments.
Some courses issue continuing education units upon successful completion.2
Employer Training and Development
Tailored training for corporations is available.
We offer hundreds of for-credit individual courses in education, counseling, business, IT, psychology, and health, among other areas which may be applied to Walden degree programs. In addition to our for-credit courses, Walden’s School of Lifelong learning also offers non-credit, skills-based course offerings, as well as unique employer training and development learning options.
START A NEW PROFESSIONAL PATH
If you’re looking to explore avenues for career growth, our offerings can provide you with the opportunity to advance your personal goals in new industries or areas.
REFRESH YOUR SKILLS
Our courses are focused on meeting the educational needs of working adult learners – to help improve skills, increase knowledge, and build confidence.
BOOST YOUR CREDIBILITY IN YOUR ORGANIZATION
Address concerns and challenges in your career with courses that deliver information and insights that can help you succeed.
FULFILL LICENSURE NEEDS
Walden’s non-degree course offerings may be able to help you meet your continuing education, professional development, certification, or licensure needs.2
WORK TOWARD A FUTURE DEGREE
The credits earned in our for-credit courses may be able to be applied toward a future degree program at Walden University.1
Walden School of Lifelong Learning offers 100% online, for-credit individual courses; skills-based professional development courses; and tailored employer training programs.
Credit-Bearing Courses are courses that carry academic credits. These courses are from our degree-program catalog and offered to lifelong learners like you to meet your professional and personal goals. The academic credit may be able to be applied toward a degree program at Walden. If you choose to matriculate into a Walden University degree program, the university will review any prior learning completed and may award credit towards the Walden degree program.
Professional Development offerings are non-degree, non-credit courses. They are intended for learners who want to gain general knowledge, learn a new skill, upgrade existing skills, or enrich their understanding about a wide range of topics. Professional Development offerings are NOT applicable toward a degree.
Some of our courses may satisfy requirements for earning or renewing a license, credential, or certification in a particular field. Please consult with the appropriate licensing body, agency, or school district to determine specific requirements before registering for a Walden course.
Some of our courses are credit-bearing, and academic credit may be able to be applied toward a degree program at Walden. If you choose to apply to a Walden University degree program, the university will review any prior learning completed and may award credit toward the Walden degree program. Please reference the specific course detail page for more information.
Financial aid is not available for courses offered by the Walden University School of Lifelong Learning.
To help ensure your success as a learner, you should be proficient using e-mail, the internet, and common desktop productivity software. A laptop computer is recommended for completing coursework.
Online courses offer the flexibility working adults need to succeed, but if you have never taken an online course, you may be unsure of what to expect. The following resources can help you prepare to succeed in an online classroom environment and better understand the benefits of online learning:
If you have any other questions about Walden School of Lifelong Learning offerings, you can contact us at [email protected] or speak to one of our knowledgeable Enrollment Specialists at 1-855-621-4892.
Whether looking for information on programs, admissions, or financial aid, we're here to help.
Talk to your personal Enrollment Specialist for more information today.
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1The university will review any prior learning completed and may award credit toward the Walden degree program. Please reference the specific course detail page for more information. Successful completion of the course is not a guarantee that credit will apply toward a future degree program.
2Please consult with the appropriate licensing or certifying authority, local school district, or other organization to determine whether the course will satisfy applicable requirements to maintain licensure, obtain or renew certification, or establish eligibility for employment.