2018–2019 Walden University Student Handbook (September 2018) 
    
    Apr 03, 2020  
2018–2019 Walden University Student Handbook (September 2018) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Washington


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Walden University is authorized by the Washington Student Achievement Council and meets the requirements and minimum educational standards established for degree-granting institutions under the Degree-Granting Institutions Act. This authorization is subject to periodic review and authorizes Walden University to advertise, recruit, and offer field placements for specific degree programs. The Council may be contacted for a list of currently authorized programs. Authorization by the Council does not carry with it an endorsement by the Council of the institution or its programs. Any person desiring information about the requirements of the act or the applicability of those requirements to the institution may contact the Council at P.O. Box 43430, Olympia, WA 98504-3430, or by email at degreeauthorization@wsac.wa.gov.

Credits earned at Walden University may not transfer to another educational institution. Credits earned at another educational institution may not be accepted by Walden University. Students should obtain confirmation that Walden University will accept any credits they have earned at another educational institution before they execute an enrollment contract or agreement. Students should also contact any educational institutions that they may want to transfer credits earned at Walden University to determine if such institutions will accept credits earned at Walden University prior to executing an enrollment contract or agreement. The ability to transfer credits from Walden University to another educational institution may be very limited. Credits may not transfer and students may have to repeat courses previously taken at Walden University if they enroll in another educational institution. Students should never assume that credits will transfer to or from any educational institution. It is highly recommended and students are advised to make certain that they know the transfer of credit policy of Walden University and of any other educational institutions they may in the future want to transfer the credits earned at Walden University before they execute an enrollment contract or agreement.