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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.

Learning Options

For-Credit Courses

  • 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
  • Faculty Led
    Participate in an engaging classroom environment supported by faculty members.
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Professional Development

  • Career-Oriented
    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.
  • Continuing Education
    Some courses issue continuing education units upon successful completion.2
  • Employer Training and Development
    Tailored training for corporations is available.
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Explore Our Offerings

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.

Why Walden

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 learnersto help improve skills, increase knowledge, and build confidence.


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


As a student enrolled in an individual online course at Walden, you will enjoy a variety of advantages that define the Walden learning experience.

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