The Center for General Education is the academic unit of Walden University responsible for the required general education curriculum, which is a component of all bachelor’s degree programs of the university.
The center collaborates closely with the other colleges and schools of the university in the planning and delivery of undergraduate degree programs, particularly as they relate to general education.
The center’s faculty members are highly qualified and represent the wide array of disciplines contained in the general education curricula. The center collaborates with all of the academic and student support units of the university regarding the quality of the overall university experience of undergraduate students.
The aim of the Center for General Education (CGE) at Walden University is to provide an international community of adult learners with an undergraduate education that lays the foundation for graduate study and successful careers. The resources provided by the Center for General Education to Walden’s undergraduate programs assist students in better transforming themselves into agents of positive social change.
The Center for General Education envisions a multidisciplinary program of coursework that offers an international community of adult learners the essential skills, knowledge, and ethical frameworks to address real-world problems. The Center for General Education strives to help students gain perspectives that will allow them to contextualize contemporary events and inspire them to seek ways to positively impact their communities and the larger world.