2011-2012 Walden University Student Handbook (June 2012) 
    
    Jun 16, 2019  
2011-2012 Walden University Student Handbook (June 2012) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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Program Eligible for Transfer Notes
College of Undergraduate Studies
B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies 90 lower-division quarter credits; 45 upper-division credits

A maximum of 135 quarter credits may be transferred.

Students must earn at least 45 credits at Walden.

No transfer credit is accepted for WLDN 1000, COMM 1001, IDST 4080, IDST 4081, and SOCI 4080.

The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership

B.S. in Child Development
(Child and Adolescent Studies Concentration)

 
90 lower-division quarter credits; 45 upper-division quarter credits

A maximum of 135 quarter credits may be transferred.

Students must earn at least 45 credits at Walden.

No transfer credit is accepted for WLDN 1000, COMM 1001, SOCI 4080, EDUC 1011, EDUC 1012, EDUC 1013, EDUC 4011, EDUC 4012,  EDUC 4001, or EDUC 4500. 

B.S. in Child Development
(Dual Infant/Toddler and Preschool Concentration)
90 lower-division quarter credits; 45 upper-division quarter credits

A maximum of 135 quarter credits may be transferred.

Students must earn at least 45 credits at Walden.

No transfer credit is accepted for WLDN 1000, COMM 1001, SOCI 4080, EDUC 1011, EDUC 1012, EDUC 1013, EDUC 2011, EDUC 3211, EDUC 3212, EDUC 3111, EDUC 3112, EDUC 4011, EDUC 4012, EDUC 4211, EDUC 4112, and EDUC 4001.

B.S. in Child Development (Psychology) 90 lower-division quarter credits; 45 upper-division quarter credits

A maximum of 135 quarter credits may be transferred.

Students must earn at least 45 credits at Walden.

No transfer credit is accepted for WLDN 1000, COMM 1001, SOCI 4080, EDUC 1011, EDUC 1012, EDUC 1013, EDUC 2011, EDUC 4011, EDUC 4012, EDUC 4500, or EDUC 4001.

B.S. in Child Development (General) 90 lower-division quarter credits; 45 upper-division quarter credits

A maximum of 135 quarter credits may be transferred.

Students must earn at least 45 credits at Walden.

No transfer credit is accepted for WLDN 1000, COMM 1001, SOCI 4080, EDUC 1011, EDUC 1012, EDUC 1013, EDUC 2011, EDUC 4011, EDUC 4012, EDUC 4500, or EDUC 4001.

B.S. in Educational Studies 90 lower-division quarter credits; 45 upper-division quarter credits

A maximum of 135 quarter credits may be transferred.

No transfer credit is accepted for WLDN 1000, COMM 1001, SOCI 4080, and EDUC 4015.

B.S. in Instructional Design and Technology 90 lower-division quarter credits; 45 upper-division credits

A maximum of 135 quarter credits may be transferred.

Students must earn at least 45 credits at Walden.

No transfer credit is accepted for WLDN 1000, COMM 1001, SOCI 4080, EIDT 2001, EIDT 3004, and EIDT 4001.

Graduate Certificate in Adult Learning 6 semester credits

Transfer credit will be accepted for any two of the four courses in the certificate.

 

Students are not required to complete the major assessment(s) for the course(s) in which transfer of credit is awarded.

Graduate Certificate in College Teaching and Learning 6 semester credits The following course is not eligible for transfer of credit:

ISYS 6100 Preparation for Graduate Study in Information Systems and Technology.

Graduate Certificate in Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment 6 semester credits

Transfer credit will be accepted for any two of the four courses in the certificate.

Students are not required to complete the major assessment(s) for the course(s) in which transfer of credit is awarded. 

Graduate Certificate in Developmental Education 6 semester credits  
Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Administration, Management, and Leadership 6 semester credits  
Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Public Policy 6 semester credits  
Graduate Certificate in Elementary Reading and Literacy 6 semester credits  
Graduate Certificate in Engaging Culturally Diverse Learners 6 semester credits Transfer credit will be accepted for any two of the four courses in the certificate.

Students are not required to complete the major assessment(s) for the course(s) in which transfer of credit is awarded.  

Graduate Certificate in Enrollment Management and Institutional Marketing 6 semester credits

No transfer credit is accepted for EDUC 6155.

Students are not required to complete the major assessment(s) for the course(s) in which transfer of credit is awarded.

Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Leadership for Student Success 6 semester credits  
Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design 6 semester credits

Transfer credit will be accepted for any two of the four courses in the certificate.

Students are not required to complete the major assessment(s) for the course(s) in which transfer of credit is awarded.

Graduate Certificate in Integrating Technology in the Classroom 6 semester credits

Transfer credit will be accepted for any two of the four courses in the certificate.

Students are not required to complete the major assessment(s) for the course(s) in which transfer of credit is awarded. 

Graduate Certificate in Online Learning 6 semester credits

Transfer credit will be accepted for any two of the four courses in the certificate.

Students are not required to complete the major assessment(s) for the course(s) in which transfer of credit is awarded.

Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching for Adult Educators 6 semester credits  
Graduate Certificate in Program Development 6 semester credits

Transfer credit will be accepted for any two of the four courses in the certificate.

 

Students are not required to complete the major assessment(s) for the course(s) in which transfer of credit is awarded.  

Graduate Certificate in Science, Grades K–8 6 semester credits  
Graduate Certificate in Special Education 6 semester credits  
Graduate Certificate in Teacher Leadership 6 semester credits

Transfer credit will be accepted for any two of the four courses in the certificate.

Students are not required to complete the major assessment(s) for the course(s) in which transfer of credit is awarded.   

Graduate Certificate in Teaching Adults in the Early Childhood Field 6 semester credits  
Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Diversity in Early Childhood Education 6 semester credits  
Graduate Certificate in Teaching K–12 Students Online 6 semester credits

Transfer credit will be accepted for any two of the four courses in the certificate.

 

Students are not required to complete the major assessment(s) for the course(s) in which transfer of credit is awarded.   

Graduate Certificate in Training and Performance Management 6 semester credits

Transfer credit will be accepted for any two of the four courses in the certificate.

Students are not required to complete the major assessment(s) for the course(s) in which transfer of credit is awarded.

Teacher Preparation Program With a Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) 6 semester credits or equivalent

Credits must be earned from an institution based in the state of Minnesota that is listed in a downloadable PDF available from the Minnesota Board of Teaching website at View the list (PDF).

Credits must be earned within 7 years prior to matriculation into the Walden University program or earned after matriculation and within the time limit for earning the degree.

Credits must not be applied to any prior earned degree.

Transfer of credit is available for EDUC 6606, EDUC 6681, and EDUC 6691.

Students are not required to complete the major assessment(s) for the course(s) in which transfer of credit is awarded.

Special education endorsement program with an optional M.S. in Education with a specialization in Special Education 3 semester credits

Credits must be earned from an institution based in the state of Minnesota that is listed on the Minnesota Board of Teaching website. View the list (PDF).

Credits must be earned within 7 years prior to matriculation into the Walden University program or earned after matriculation and within the time limit for completing the program.

Transfer of credit is available for EDUC 6691.

Students are not required to complete the major assessment(s) for the course(s) in which transfer of credit is awarded.

Post-Master’s Certificate in Adult Education N/A No transfer credit is accepted for this program.
M. S. in Adult Learning 12 semester credits

No transfer of credit is accepted for the following courses: EDUC 6170 and EDUC 6190.

M.S. in Early Childhood Studies 12 semester credits

No transfer of credit is accepted for the following courses: EDUC 6005 and EDUC 6960.

Students are not required to complete the major assessment(s) for the course(s) in which transfer of credit is awarded.

M.S. in Education 12 semester credits or equivalent

Credits must be earned within 7 years prior to matriculation into the Walden University program or earned after matriculation and within the time limit for earning the degree.

12 semester credits includes 4 courses of 3 credits each, to align with specialization courses.

Earned in courses with content equivalent to the content of the corresponding Walden University courses or with content that is considered by Walden University to enhance the student’s education

Approved in advance of the student taking the course, for those courses completed after matriculating as a Walden student

Not applied to any prior earned degree.

No transfer credit is accepted for EDUC 6610.

MSED students are required to complete all major assessments regardless of transfer of credit.

M.S. in Higher Education 12 semester credits or equivalent

No transfer credit is accepted for the following courses: EDUC 6155 and EDUC 6960.

Students are not required to complete the major assessment(s) for the course(s) in which transfer of credit is awarded.

M.S. in Instructional Design and Technology 12 semester credits

No transfer credit is accepted for the following courses: EDUC 6105 and EIDT 6910.

Students are not required to complete the major assessment(s) for the course(s) in which transfer of credit is awarded.

Education Specialist (Ed.S.) programs:

  • Administrator Leadership for Teaching and Learning
  • Adult Education
  • College Teaching and Learning
  • Curriculum, Instruction, and Professional Development
  • Educational Leadership and Administration (Principal Preparation)
  • Educational Technology
  • Reading and Literacy Leadership
  • Special Education
  • Teacher Leadership
N/A No transfer credit is accepted for this program.
Education Specialist (Ed.S.) in Leadership for Social Change in Education 16 quarter credits No transfer credit is accepted for the following courses: EDUC 7307, EDUC 7308, EDUC 7309, EDUC 7312, EDUC 7108, EDUC 7314.
Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) N/A

No transfer credit is accepted for this degree with the exception of those students who transfer in from the following Walden Education Specialist (Ed.S.) programs:

  1. Administrator Leadership for Teaching and Learning
  2. Teacher Leadership

Ed.D. courses do not transfer to the Ph.D. program, nor do the Ph.D. courses transfer to the Ed.D.

No transfer credit is accepted for the following Ed.D. courses between the Walden Ed.S. and Ed.D. programs: EDUC 8145, EDUC 8090, EDAD 8145, and EDAD 8090.

Students are not required to complete the major assessment(s) for the course(s) in which transfer of credit is awarded.

Ph.D. in Education with a specialization in Assessment, Evaluation, and Accountability

36 quarter credits

12 credits may be applied to the Research Sequence courses. Research courses must contain both quantitative and qualitative research design and data analysis content for RSCH 8200D and RSCH 8300D, respectively.

 

No transfer credit is accepted for the following courses: EDUC 8110, EDUC 8111, EDUC 8112, EDUC 8350, EDUC 8351, EDUC 8352, EDUC 8353, EDUC 8354, EDUC 8355, RSCH 8250D, RSCH 8350D, RSCH 8450D, and EDUC 9001.

Ph.D. in Education: Self-Directed (KAM-Based) specializations and Mixed-Model (KAM-/Course-Based) specializations:

  • General Program
  • Adult Education Leadership
  • Community College Leadership
  • Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Global and Comparative Education
  • Higher Education
  • K–12 Educational Leadership
  • Special Education
  • Self-Designed 
36 quarter credits

12 credits may be applied to the Foundation Research Sequence courses. Research courses must contain both quantitative and qualitative research design and data analysis content for RSCH 8200D and RSCH 8300D, respectively.

No transfer credit is accepted for EDUC 8110, EDUC 8111, EDUC 8112, RSCH 8250, RSCH 8350, RSCH 8450, KAM V, KAM VI, and Dissertation.

In addition, students in Global and Comparative Education may not transfer the following courses: EDUC 8350, EDUC 8351, EDUC 8352, EDUC 8353, EDUC 8354, and EDUC 8355.

Ph.D. in Education: Educational Technology specialization 24 quarter credits

Credits must be earned within 5 years prior to or after enrollment, but within the time limit for earning the degree.

All transfer credits are applied to online courses and the Foundation Research Sequence courses. Research courses must contain both quantitative and qualitative research design and data analysis content for RSCH 8200D and RSCH 8300D, respectively.

No transfer credit is accepted for EDUC 8110, EDUC 8111, EDUC 8112, RSCH 8250, RSCH 8350, RSCH 8450, EDUC 8840, EDUC 8841, EDUC 8842, EDUC 8843, EDUC 8844, EDUC 8845, EDUC 8846, EDUC 8847, EDUC 8848, and Dissertation.

For students who move from the Walden Education Specialist (Ed.S.) in Educational Technology program into the Ph.D. in Education with a specialization in Educational Technology, the following courses are eligible for transfer of credit: EDUC 8005, EDUC 8840, EDUC 8841, EDUC 8842, EDUC 8843, EDUC 8844, EDUC 8845, EDUC 8847, and EDUC 8848.

Ph.D. in Education with a specialization in Leadership, Policy, and Change
36 quarter credits 12 credits may be applied to the Foundation Research Sequence courses. Research courses must contain both quantitative and qualitative research design and data analysis content for RSCH 8200D and RSCH 8300D, respectively.

No transfer credit is accepted for EDUC 8110, EDUC 8111, EDUC 8112, EDUC 8210, EDUC 8211, EDUC 8212, EDUC 8213, EDUC 8214, EDUC 8215, RSCH 8250, RSCH 8350, RSCH 8450, and Dissertation.

Ph.D. in Education with a specialization in Learning, Instruction, and Innovation 36 quarter credits

12 credits may be applied to the Foundation Research Sequence courses. Research courses must contain both quantitative and qualitative research design and data analysis content for RSCH 8200D and RSCH 8300D, respectively.

No transfer credit is accepted for EDUC 8110, EDUC 8111, EDUC 8112, EDUC 8401, EDUC 8402, EDUC 8403, EDUC 8404, EDUC 8405, EDUC 8406, RSCH 8250D, RSCH 8350D, RSCH 8450D, and EDUC 9001.

College of Health Sciences
School of Health Sciences
B.S. in Health Studies 135 credits

A maximum of 90 lower-level and 45 upper-level courses allowed.

Students must earn at least 45 credits at Walden.

No transfer credit is accepted for the following courses: WLDN 1000, COMM 1001, SOCI 4080, and HLTH 4900.

B.S. in Healthcare Management 90 lower-division quarter credits; 45 upper-division quarter credits

A maximum of 135 quarter credits may be transferred.

Students must earn at least 45 credits at Walden.

No transfer credit will be accepted for the following courses: WLDN 1000, COMM 1001, SOCI 4080, and HLTH 4900.  

B.S. in Public Health 90 lower-division quarter credits; 45 upper-division quarter credits

A maximum of 135 quarter credits may be transferred.

Students must earn at least 45 credits at Walden.

No transfer credit will be accepted for the following courses: COMM 1001, SOCI 4080, and PUBH 4900.  

Master of Healthcare Administration (M.H.A.) 15 semester credits No transfer credit is accepted for the following courses: MMHA 6015.
Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) 20 quarter credits Credits may be transferred to the following courses only: PUBH 6115, PUBH 6125, PUBH 6145, PUBH 6165, and PUBH 6175.
M.S. in Clinical Research Administration 6 semester credits No transfer credit is accepted for CLRA 6100, CLRA 6550, and CLRA 6560. 
M.S. in Health Informatics 6 semester credits No transfer credit is accepted for HINF 6100, HINF 6950, and HINF 6960.
Ph.D. in Health Services (Course-Based) 42 quarter credits

12 credits may be applied to the Foundation Research Sequence. These courses must contain both quantitative and qualitative reasoning and analysis content for RSCH 8200X and RSCH 8300X, respectively.

30 credits may be applied to the core courses.

8–10 credits may be applied to the elective courses.

19 credits may be applied to the specialization courses.

No transfer of credit is accepted for HLTH 8001 or HLTH 9001. 

Ph.D. in Public Health 45 quarter credits (depending on track)

Up to 28 credits may be applied to the foundational courses. Up to 13 credits may be applied to the core courses. Up to 34 credits may be applied to the specialization courses.

No transfer credit is accepted for PUBH 8005, PUBH 8050, PUBH 8270, PUBH 8400, or PUBH 9001.   
School of Nursing
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) 90 lower-division quarter credits; 45 upper-division credits

A maximum of 135 quarter credits may be transferred.

Students must earn at least 45 credits at Walden.

No transfer credit is accepted for WLDN 1000, COMM 1001, SOCI 4080, NURS 4010, or NURS 4020.

Up to 50 credits potentially awarded for meeting competencies required to achieve the nursing license through either a diploma program or an accredited associate degree program.

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) 9 semester credits Credits may be transferred to core courses only: NURS 6101, NURS 6110, NURS 6125, or NURS 6150.
Post-Master’s Nursing Certificates N/A Transfer credit is not available.
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) 15 doctoral quarter credits Students may transfer up to 15 doctoral quarter credits. Only doctoral-level courses are eligible for transfer of credit. Students may not transfer credit for DNP Project or Directed Studies courses (NURS 8400: Design and Evaluation of Programs and Projects, NURS 8410: Best Practices in Nursing, NURS 8500 Directed Studies: Project Planning and Implementation, NURS 8510 Directed Studies: Project Implementation, Evaluation, and Dissemination. NURS 8600 is also non-transferable. Work experience is not eligible for TOC. A minimum of 1 year of full time enrollment at Walden is required.  
College of Management and Technology
NTU School of Engineering and Applied Science
All programs 6 semester credits or equivalent Credits must be earned within 7 years prior to the date of completion of the Walden degree or certificate program. Credits must be completed at the graduate level and not used to meet the requirements of a previous degree.
School of Information Systems and Technology
B.S. in Computer Information Systems 90 lower-division quarter credits; 45 upper-division quarter credits

A maximum of 135 quarter credits may be transferred.

Students must earn at least 45 credits at Walden.

No transfer credit is accepted for CMIS 1000, COMM 1001, SOCI 4080, and BUSI 4001.

Transfer of Credit for program-related technology courses must have been earned within 5 years prior to matriculation into the program.

B.S. in Information Technology
 
90 lower-division quarter credits; 45 upper-division quarter credits

A maximum of 135 quarter credits may be transferred.

No transfer credit will be accepted for ITEC 1000, COMM 1001, SOCI 4080, and ITEC 4901. 

Transfer of Credit for program-related technology courses must have been earned within 5 years prior to matriculation into the program.

Graduate Certificate in Information Systems 6 semester credits

No transfer credit is accepted for ISYS 6100.

Credits must be earned within 5 years prior to matriculation into the program.

Master of Information Systems Management (M.I.S.M.) 12 semester credits Credits must be earned within 5 years prior to matriculation into the program.
M.S. in Information Systems 18 semester credits

No transfer credit is accepted for ISYS 6100 and ISYS 6900.

Credits must be earned within 5 years prior to matriculation into the program.

M.S. in Information Technology 18 semester credits

No transfer credit is accepted for ITEC 6100, ITEC 6610, ITEC 6620, ITEC, 6630, ITEC 6640, ITEC 6650, ITEC 6660, ITEC 6670, ITEC 6680, and ITEC 6900.

Credits must be earned within 5 years prior to matriculation into the program.

School of Management
B.S. in Accounting 90 lower-division quarter credits; 45 upper-division quarter credits

A maximum of 135 quarter credits may be transferred.

Students must earn at least 45 credits at Walden.

No transfer credit will be accepted for ACCT 1001, WLDN 1000, COMM 1001, SOCI 4080, and ACCT 4900.

B.S. in Business Administration 90 lower-division quarter credits; 45 upper-division quarter credits

A maximum of 135 quarter credits may be transferred.

Students must earn at least 45 credits at Walden.

No transfer credit is accepted for BUSI 1000, WLDN 1000, COMM 1001, SOCI 4080, and BUSI 4001.

B.S. in Communication 90 lower-division quarter credits; 45 upper-division credits

A maximum of 135 quarter credits may be transferred.

Students must earn at least 45 credits at Walden.

No transfer credit is accepted for the following courses: COMM 1005, WLDN 1000, COMM 1001, SOCI 4080, and COMM 4901.

Graduate Certificate in Advanced Project Management 3 semester credits The following course is not eligible for transfer of credit: MSPM 6101.
Graduate Certificate in Applied Project Management 3 semester credits The following course is not eligible for transfer of credit: MSPM 6101.
Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) 12 semester credits

Students who receive transfer credits or waivers are still responsible for completing any relevant sections of the program project that would have been addressed as part of the waived/transferred course(s).

No waiver or transfer of credit is allowed for MMBA 6501 or MMBA 6780.

Healthcare Management and Healthcare System Improvement specializations only: Transfer credit allowed in the M.B.A. for the same courses taken in the Master of Healthcare Administration (M.H.A.) program.

M.S. in Accounting 9 semester credits No transfer of credit is allowed for ACCT 6100 and ACCT 6140.
M.S. in Accounting and Management 9 semester credits No transfer of credit is allowed for ACMG 6100 and ACMG 6140.
M.S. in Human Resource Management 15 semester credits The following courses are not eligible for transfer of credit: MHRM 6100 and MHRM 6900.
M.S. in Leadership 12 semester credits No waivers or transfer of credits is allowed for MMSL 6100, MMSL 6140, MMSL 6150, MMSL 6160, and MMSL 6900.
M.S. in Management 9 semester credits No transfer of credit is allowed for the following courses: MGMT 6100, MGMT 6110, and MGMT 6900.
M.S. in Project Management 13 semester credits A maximum of 13 semester credits may be transferred.

No transfer of credit is allowed for MSPM 6900.
Post-Master’s Certificate in Business
Administration
N/A Transfer credit is not available.
Doctor of Business Administration (D.B.A.) 21 semester credits No transfer credit is accepted for DDBA 8005, DDBA 8160, or DDBA 8990.

Ph.D. in Management (KAM-Based)
(Formerly Ph.D. in Applied Management and Decision Sciences KAM-Based)

51 quarter credits

Up to 36 credits of KAMs may be waived on the basis of a relevant master’s degree and applied to either KAMs I-III or KAM V.

12 credits may be applied to the Foundation Research Sequence. These courses must contain both quantitative and qualitative research design and data analysis content for RSCH 8200Z and RSCH 8300Z, respectively.

No transfer credit is accepted for AMDS 8000, AMDS 8002, or AMDS 9000.

Ph.D. in  Management (Mixed-Model)
(Formerly Ph.D. in Applied Management and Decision Sciences Mixed-Model)


49 quarter credits

Up to 36 credits of KAMs may be waived on the basis of a relevant master’s degree and applied to courses and KAM V.

12 credits may be applied to the Foundation Research Sequence. These courses must contain both quantitative and qualitative research design and data analysis content for RSCH 8200Z and RSCH 8300Z, respectively.

No transfer of credit is allowed for AMDS 8000, AMDS 8002, or AMDS 9000.

Ph.D. in Management
(Course-Based)
48 quarter credits No transfer of credit is allowed for MGMT 8000.
Post-Doctoral Bridge to Business Administration Certificate 7 semester credits No transfer of credit is allowed for DDBA 8005.


 

Post-Doctoral Bridge to Management Certificate 13 quarter credits No transfer of credit is allowed for MGMT 8000.


 

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
School of Counseling and Social Services
B.S. in Human Services 90 lower-division quarter credits; 45 upper-division quarter credits A maximum of 135 quarter credits may be transferred.

Students must earn at least 45 credits at Walden.

No transfer credit will be accepted for the following courses: WLDN 1000, COMM 1001, SOCI 4080, and HUMN 4920
 

M.S. in Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling 35 quarter credits No transfer credit is accepted for COUN 6101, COUN 6201, COUN 6306,  COUN 6671, COUN 6682a, and COUN 6682b.
M.S. in Mental Health Counseling 35 quarter credits No transfer credit is accepted for COUN 6000, COUN 6306, COUN 6671, COUN 6682, COUN 6800, and COUN 6390.
M.S. in Career Counseling 20 quarter credits Work experience and field experience is not eligible for transfer of credit.
Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision 20 quarter credits

Courses must be at the doctoral level and must be from CACREP-accredited or CACREP-equivalent programs.

Students must have received at least a B. 

Ph.D. in Human Services (KAM-based)

48 quarter credits

36 credits may be applied to KAMs I–III.

12 credits may be applied to the Foundation Research Sequence. These courses must contain both quantitative and qualitative research design and data analysis content for RSCH 8200U and RSCH 8300U, respectively.

No transfer credit is accepted for HUMN 8008 or HUMN 9000.

Ph.D. in Human Services (Course-based)

42 quarter credits 

36 credits may be applied to KAMs I–III.

12 credits may be applied to the Foundation Research Sequence. These courses must contain both quantitative and qualitative research design and data analysis content for RSCH 8200U and RSCH 8300U, respectively.

No transfer of credit is accepted for HUMN 8000, HUMN 8550, or HUMN 9001.

School of Psychology
B.S. in Forensic Psychology 90 lower-division quarter credits; 45 upper-division quarter credits

A maximum of 135 quarter credits may be transferred.

Students must earn at least 45 credits at Walden.

No transfer of credit is accepted for WLDN 1000, COMM 1001, and SOCI 4080.

B.S. in Psychology 90 lower-division quarter credits; 45 upper-division quarter credits

A maximum of 135 quarter credits may be transferred.

Students must earn at least 45 credits at Walden.

No transfer of credit is accepted for WLDN 1000, COMM 1001, SOCI 4080, and PSYC 4010.

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Organizational Psychology and Development (post-bachelor’s) 10 quarter credits Transfer credit will be accepted for any two of the four courses in the certificate
Master in Clinical Psychology 25 quarter credits No transfer credit is accepted for PSYC 6001, PSYC 6342, PSYC 6343, or PSYC 6800. Credit will not be given for work experience.
M.S. in Forensic Psychology 25 quarter credits No transfer credit is accepted for the following courses: FPSY 6145, PSYC 6001, PSYC 6393, and PSYC 6915.
M.S. in Psychology 25 quarter credits

Credit for psychological testing and assessment courses (PSYC 6341 and 6351) must be earned within 3 years prior to matriculation into Walden University.

No transfer credit will be accepted for PSYC 6001, PSYC 6390, PSYC 6391, PSYC 6392, and PSYC 6393. 

Post-Master’s Psychology Certificate in Teaching Online 10 quarter credits  
Ph.D. in Psychology 45 quarter credits*

No waivers* or transfer of credits will be allowed for PSYC 8000, PSYC 8705, PSYC 8871, PSYC 8882,  PSYC 9000, PSYC 8341, PSYC 8342, PSYC 8343, and PSYC 8351.

* Course Waiver With Replacement: Beyond courses transferred in, students in the Ph.D. program in Psychology who have taken equivalent courses from a university recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or the U.S. Department of Education may be able to waive up to 3 courses in which they received a grade of B or better, provided the courses were completed not more than 10 years (3 years for testing courses) prior to matriculation. Waived courses must be replaced with specialization-related and content-relevant courses that further develop students’ competencies and are consistent with the program of study. Course waivers with replacement are determined by petitioning the Office of Admissions and providing supporting documentation similar to the transfer of credit process.
School of Public Policy and Administration
B.S. in Criminal Justice 135 credits (quarter credits)

A maximum of 135 quarter credits may be transferred.

Students must earn at least 45 credits at Walden.

No transfer credit is accepted for WLDN 1000, COMM 1001, SOCI 4080, and CRJS 4150.

B.S. in Political Science and Public Administration 90 lower-division quarter credits; 45 upper-division quarter credits

A maximum of 135 quarter credits may be transferred.

Students must earn at least 45 credits at Walden.

No transfer of credit is accepted for WLDN 1000, COMM 1001, SOCI 4080, and PSPA 4080.

Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.) 25 quarter credits  
Master of Public Policy (M.P.P) 20 quarter credits Work experience is not eligible for transfer of credit.
M.S. in Criminal Justice 20 quarter credits Work experience is not eligible for transfer of credit.
M.S. in Criminal Justice Leadership and Executive Management 20 quarter credits Work experience is not eligible for transfer of credit.
M.S. in Nonprofit Management and Leadership 15 quarter credits  
Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration (Mixed-Model) 31–33 quarter credits 12 credits may be applied to the Foundation Research Sequence. These courses must contain both quantitative and qualitative research design and data analysis content for RSCH 8200P and RSCH 8300P, respectively. No transfer of credit is accepted for PPPA 8111 and 8112.
Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration (Course-Based) 31–33 quarter credits 12 credits may be applied to the Foundation Research Sequence. These courses must contain both quantitative and qualitative research design and data analysis content for RSCH 8200P and RSCH 8300P, respectively. No transfer of credit is accepted for PPPA 8111 and 8112.