As a member of Pennsylvania Head Start Association you may be eligible to receive a 10% tuition reduction on a high-quality program.*

Why education professionals should choose Walden

  • Access master teachers, researchers, and nationally recognized education experts
  • Gain practical, research-based strategies for improving student outcomes
  • Participate in professional development opportunities and field experiences
  • Benefit from high-caliber programs that prepare you to make an impact

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Explore Our Programs

Choose from nine EdD specializations to become a more effective, influential leader in preK–12, early childhood, special education, higher education, or other learning environments.
Advance your career in education with a program that features personalized support and nine specializations. Prepare for a leadership role as an education researcher, scholar, or practitioner.
Become an influencer in your field by earning your EdS. Choose from a variety of specialized EdS programs to align with your professional goals.
Nationally recognized by the Council for Exceptional Children, our licensure program combines online learning and school-based field experiences to make you an even more effective educator.
Our program reflects guidelines from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) to help prepare you for a rewarding career in early childhood development. Our program offers course-based and competency-based (Tempo Learning™) options with flexible scheduling.
Stay at the forefront of the PreK–12 education field and make a greater impact in your classroom. Learn to improve student performance by building supportive and engaging learning communities. Explore our accelerated options within this program as well to complete your degree in less time, for less money.
Gain skills and knowledge to meet the latest challenges in higher education and effectively lead programs to help students reach their full potential.
Learn how to use technology and multimedia tools to assess, create, and manage training materials across a wide range of educational institutions and corporate training classrooms.
This bachelor’s program offers a comprehensive path to licensure, integrating coursework with virtual and in-person field experience to prepare you for the real-world classroom environment.
This competency-based program prepares graduates to observe and assess children and create interventions appropriate to age and developmental level, while also examining the importance of advocacy for children of all ages and the complexities of working with families to promote children’s mental and physical well-being.
  • Graduate Certificate in Adult Learning
  • Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching for Adult Educators
  • Post-Master’s Certificate in Adult Education
  • Post-Master’s Certificate in Organizational Research, Assessment, and Evaluation
  • Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Administration, Management, and Leadership (Competency-based option available)
  • Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Diversity in Early Childhood Education
  • Post-Master’s Certificate in Early Childhood Leadership
  • Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Instructional Design and Technology
  • Graduate Certificate in Integrating Technology in the Classroom (Grades K–12)
  • Post-Master’s Certificate in Educational Technology
  • Graduate Certificate in College Teaching and Learning
  • Graduate Certificate in Enrollment Management and Institutional Marketing
  • Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Leadership for Student Success
  • Post-Master’s Certificate in Community College Leadership
  • Post-Master’s Certificate in Higher Education and Adult Learning
  • Post-Master’s Certificate in Higher Education Leadership and Management
  • Post-Master’s Certificate in Higher Education Leadership, Management, and Policy
  • Post-Master’s Certificate in Online Teaching in Higher Education
  • Post-Master’s Certificate in Educational Policy, Leadership, and Management
  • Graduate Certificate in Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
  • Graduate Certificate in Elementary Reading and Literacy
  • Graduate Certificate in Reading and Literacy K-12
  • Graduate Certificate in Engaging Culturally Diverse Learners
  • Graduate Certificate in Mathematics K–6
  • Graduate Certificate in Mathematics 5–8
  • Graduate Certificate in Science K–8
  • Graduate Certificate in Teacher Leadership
  • Post-Master’s Certificate in Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
  • Post-Master’s Certificate in Reading, Literacy, and Assessment
  • Graduate Certificate in Special Education

On-Demand Professional Development Webinars

Apologizing is both an Art and a Science. The Science is the list of elements that when merged will form the “perfect” apology. The Art, on the other hand, deals with the surrounding components, that make an apology more relevant, effective and successful.
If you’ve made the decision to earn your degree online, you may be wondering how you’ll keep up with your education while balancing work and family commitments. Time management is an important place to start. In this webinar, hear from Walden graduate, Dr. Sherece Shavel, as she discusses tips and tools you will need to complete your assignments, and discover new ways to stay organized and work more efficiently.
Today’s diverse workforce has great potential for high performance. To make the most of that potential, a performance management system grounded in respectful communication and collaboration for all employees is critical. Through practical examples, this webinar will examine a performance management system that addresses the need for structure within a culture of creativity and innovation.
The Partnership for 21st Century Learning, a national advocacy organization for education, has identified the "Four C's"—critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity—as essential aspects of a K–12 curriculum. This webinar will introduce participants to the Four C’s and share ideas and resources that early childhood educators can use to incorporate the Four C’s into their curriculum and classroom practices.
In this collaboration with Corwin, participants will gain an understanding of how efficacy beliefs come to fruition in practice. This webinar will help define and provide examples of the four sources that shape collective efficacy beliefs, describe contextual factors that influence the formation of efficacy beliefs, and consider six enabling conditions for fostering collective efficacy. Learn to identify research-based, efficacy-enhancing leadership practices.
In this collaboration with Corwin, participants will hear about pressing issues facing school leaders from two award-winning principals. Solutions to common classroom challenges will be examined. This webinar will explore key concepts from the books Renegade Leadership and Future Focused Leaders.

Choosing Walden Means Chasing Your Dreams

By choosing Walden, one Class of 2016 graduate was able to balance life and studies, propelling her career aspirations. Could this be you?

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Walden can help you balance your life and your studies. Choose from accelerated tracks, competency-based education programs, and full-time and part-time options to fit your schedule.
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Benefit from our 24/7 tech support, Writing Center, Career Services Center, and more throughout your entire journey at Walden.
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The Walden learning experience is constantly evolving to provide you with the tools you need to succeed as an adult learner in an online learning environment.

Walden Accreditations

*This offer is only valid for eligible members of Pennsylvania Head Start Association. This offer is not a guarantee that all candidates eligible for the offer will be granted acceptance or admission into Walden. All prospective students will be subject to the same standard admission and registration process when applying to Walden.

The tuition benefit offered to students under this offer is a 10% tuition reduction. The tuition benefit is applicable to tuition only and does not apply toward books, materials, and other supplies or fees needed for a course. This tuition reduction will remain in effect for the duration of the student’s continuous enrollment at Walden. All candidates who are current Walden students are eligible for the tuition benefit; however, no tuition reduction will be made retroactively. The tuition benefit cannot be used by a student in combination with any other tuition reduction benefit. The tuition benefit is not applicable for students enrolled in the Family Nurse Practitioner specialization in the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program.

Walden may change the tuition benefit offered hereunder at any time, but such change will not affect the tuition benefit for students who are currently enrolled at Walden and using the existing tuition benefit. All tuition reductions, grants, or scholarships are subject to specific eligibility requirements. Contact a Walden University enrollment advisor for details.