2013-2014 Walden University Student Handbook (December 2013) 
    
    May 08, 2021  
2013-2014 Walden University Student Handbook (December 2013) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Transfer Maximum by Program (Chart)


 Return to: Transfer of Credit 

This chart lists, by College, all of the programs offered at Walden University and the associated notes regarding transfer of credit.

Undergraduate Students: A maximum of 135 quarter credits may be transferred into a Walden program.

Graduate Students: Maximum transfer of credit varies by program. Please refer to the chart below.
 

Program Eligible for Transfer Notes
College of Undergraduate Studies
B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies 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)

 
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)
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) 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) 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 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 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 Mathematics 5–8 6 semester credits  
Graduate Certificate in Mathematics K–6 6 semester credits  
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 Adults English as a Second Language 6 semester credits  
Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Diversity in Early Childhood Education 6 semester credits  
Graduate Certificate in Teaching English Language Learners 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.

Reading K–12 Endorsement 0  
M. S. in Adult Learning 15–18 semester credits

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

15 transfer credits are allowed for the following specializations:

  • General
  • Online Teaching
  • Developmental Education

18 transfer credits are allowed for the following specializations:

  • Training and Performance Improvement
  • Teaching Adults English as a Second Language

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

M.S. in Early Childhood Studies 15 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 15 semester credits

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.

15 semester credits includes 5 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.

M.S.Ed. students are required to complete all major assessments regardless of transfer of credit.

No transfer of credit is accepted into the M.S.Ed. Education Leadership and Administration principal licensure program or into the Reading Endorsement courses of the M.S.Ed. Reading and Literacy with a Reading K-12 Endorsement.

M.S. in Higher Education 15 semester credits

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 15 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.

Post-Master’s Certificate in Adult Education N/A No transfer credit is accepted for this program.
Post-Masters Certificate in College Teaching and Learning N/A No transfer credit is accepted for this program.

Education Specialist (Ed.S.) programs:

  • Administrator Leadership for Teaching and Learning
  • Adult Education
  • College Teaching and Learning
  • Curriculum, Instruction, and Professional Development
  • Early Childhood
  • Educational Leadership and Administration (Principal Preparation)
  • Educational Technology
  • Reading and Literacy Leadership
  • Special Education
  • Teacher Leadership
N/A No transfer credit is accepted for these programs.
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 specific Walden Education Specialist (Ed.S.) programs. Please see the Walden Catalog, “Doctoral Accelerations Programs” for additional details.

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 8090, EDUC 8081, 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, 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, KAM V, KAM VI, and Dissertation.

 

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, 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 in Education
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, 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, and EDUC 9001.

Post-Doctoral Certificate in Assessment, Evaluation, and Accountability N/A No transfer of credit is accepted for this program.
College of Health Sciences
School of Health Sciences
B.S. in Health Studies  

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: WLDN 1000, COMM 1001, SOCI 4080, and HLTH 4900.

B.S. in Healthcare Management  

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  

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)/RN-BSN-MSN  

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)

25 quarter credits (BSN Track)

40 quarter credits (RN-MSN Track)

Transfer of credit is not available for practicum courses.
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-transferrable. 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
School of Information Systems and Technology
B.S. in Computer Information Systems  

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
 
 

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.) 15 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

Track 1: 18 semester credits

Track 2: 24 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.

Doctor of Information Technology (D.I.T.) 31 semester credits The following courses are not eligible for transfer of credit: ITEC 8000, ITEC 8201, ITEC 8202, ITEC 8203, ITEC 8501, ITEC 8502, ITEC 8503, ITEC 8504, ITEC 8100, and ITEC 9000.
School of Management
B.S. in Accounting  

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  

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 Business Communication  

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: WLDN 1000, COMM 1001, SOCI 4080, and COMM 4901.

B.S. in Communication  

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.
Graduate Certificate in Business Management 6 semester credits The following courses are not eligible for transfer of credit: WMBA 6000 and WMBA 6010.
Graduate Certificate in Communication 6 semester credits The following course is not eligible for transfer of credit: COMM 6100.
Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management 6 semester credits The following course is not eligible for transfer of credit: MHRM 6100.
Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) 18 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.

Executive Master of Business Administration N/A Transfer credit is not available.
M.S. in Accounting 15 semester credits No transfer of credit is allowed for ACCT 6100 and ACCT 6140.
M.S. in Accounting and Management 15 semester credits No transfer of credit is allowed for ACMG 6100 and ACMG 6140.
M.S. in Communication 15 semester credits The following courses are not eligible for transfer of credit: COMM 6100 and COMM 6900.
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 15 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 15 semester credits No transfer of credit is allowed for the following courses: MGMT 6100, MGMT 6110, and MGMT 6900.
M.S. in Project Management 15 semester credits A maximum of 6 semester credits may be transferred.

No transfer of credit is allowed for MSPM 6102 or MSPM 6900.
Doctor of Business Administration (D.B.A.) 30 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
M.S. in Addiction Counseling   No transfer credit is accepted for COUN 6101A, COUN 6306A, COUN 6103A, COUN 6671, COUN 6682A, and COUN 6682B.
M.S. in Career Counseling 20 quarter credits No transfer credit is accepted for COUN 6101, COUN 6303, COUN 6671, COUN 6682A, and COUN 6628B. Work experience and field experience is not eligible for transfer of credit.
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 6100, COUN 6316, COUN 6671, COUN 6682A, COUN 6682B, COUN 6800, and COUN 6390.
M.S. in School Counseling 37 quarter credits No transfer credit is accepted for COUN 6101S, COUN 6306S, COUN 6400, COUN 6500S, and COUN 6501S.
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. No transfer credit is accepted for COUN 8001, COUN 8110, COUN 8632, COUN 8890, COUN 8895, COUN 8896, and COUN 8560.

Students must have received at least a B

There is no time limit on transfer of credit for prerequisite courses.

School of Psychology
B.S. in Forensic Psychology  

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  

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 28 quarter credits No transfer credit is accepted for CPSY 6001 - Foundations, CPSY 6705 - Ethics, CPSY 6343 - Interventions II, CPSY 6700 - Practicum I, CPSY 6800 - Practicum II, and/or CPSY 6900 - Practicum III (optional).
M.S. in Forensic Psychology 28 quarter credits No transfer credit is accepted for the following courses: FPSY 6145 - Ethical Issues, FPSY 6001 - Foundations, FPSY 6393 - Capstone, and FPSY 6915 - Field Experience.
M.S. in Psychology 26 quarter credits

No transfer credit will be accepted for PSYC 6001 - Foundations and/or PSYC 6393 - Capstone. 

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.  

 

   

 

Ph.D. in Psychology–Academic/Applied 50 quarter credits* No waivers* or transfer of credits will be allowed for PSYC 8000 - Foundations, PSYC 8115 - Writing a Quality Prospectus, PSYC 8703 - Ethics, PSYC 8705 - Ethics, and/or PSYC 9000 - Dissertation.
Ph.D. in Psychology–Clinical/Counseling 45 quarter credits PSYC 9000 - Dissertation, PSYC 8002 -  Foundations, PSYC 8003 - Foundations, PSYR 8704 - Ethics, PSYR 8340 - Cognitive Assessment, PSYR 8208 - Career Assessment and Intervention, PSYR 8350 - Personality Assessment, PSYR 8421 - Multicultural Psychology, PSYR 8232 - Consultation, PSYR 8345 - Interventions II, PSYR 8117 - Prospectus, PSYR 8346 - Psychopharmacology, PSYC 8290 - Clinical Practicum I, PSYC 8291 - Clinical Practicum II, PSYC 8292 - Clinical Practicum III, PSYC 8293 - Clinical Practicum IV, PSYC 8292 - Clinical Internship I, PSYC 8293 - Clinical Internship II, PSYC 8294 - Clinical Internship III, PSYC 8295 - Clinical Internship IV, PSYC 8281 - Counseling Practicum I, PSYC 8282 - Counseling Practicum II, PSYC 8283 - Counseling Practicum III, PSYC 8284 - Counseling Practicum IV, PSYC 8286 - Counseling Internship I, PSYC 8287 - Counseling Internship II, PSYC 8288 - Counseling Internship III, and/or PSYC 8289 - Counseling Internship IV.
* 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  

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  

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 No transfer credit is accepted for MMPA 6115, MMPA 6405, and MMPA 6910.
Master of Public Policy (M.P.P.) 25 quarter credits Work experience is not eligible for transfer of credit. No transfer credit is accepted for MMPA 6115, MMPA 6405, and MMPA 6910.
M.S. in Criminal Justice 23 quarter credits Work experience is not eligible for transfer of credit. No transfer credit is accepted for CRJS 6000 and CRJS 6405.
M.S. in Criminal Justice Leadership and Executive Management 23 quarter credits Work experience is not eligible for transfer of credit. No transfer credit is accepted for CRJS 6000 and CRJS 6405.
M.S. in Emergency Management 23 quarter credits No transfer credit is accepted for MSEM 6115, MSEM 6910, MSEM 6100, MSEM 6200, and/or MSEM 6300.
M.S. in Nonprofit Management and Leadership 25 quarter credits No transfer credit is accepted for NPMG 6115 and NPMG 6910.
Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration (Course-Based) 41 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 credit is accepted for PPPA 8000, 8115, PPPA 8405, and/or PPPA 9000.
School of Social Work and Human Services
B.S. in Human Services   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.
Master of Social Work (MSW) 20 quarter credits

Students may transfer up to 20 credits into Walden’s MSW program from a CSWE-accredited Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) program.


Students who have graduated from a Council of Social Work Education (CSWE)-accredited BSW program must have earned a “B” in the course and completed the course within the last 6 years prior to beginning Walden’s MSW program.


Students may transfer up to 20 credits into Walden’s MSW program from another CSWE-accredited Master of Social Work program.
Students must have earned a “B” in the course and completed the course within the last 6 years prior to beginning Walden’s MSW program.


Transfer of Credit is subject to course-by-course review.


Students may not transfer in the field experience courses nor the advanced-level courses.

Doctor of Social Work (DSW)  20 doctoral credits No transfer credit is accepted for SOCW 8000, SOCW 8800, SOCW 8137, SOCW 8140, SOCW 8117, SOCW 8210, SOCW 8801, SOCW 8600, or any specialization course.
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.

Ph.D. in Social Work 20 doctoral credits No transfer credit is accepted for SOCW 8000, SOCW 8800, SOCW 8137, SOCW 8140, SOCW 8117, SOCW 8210, SOCW 8801, SOCW 8600, or any specialization course.

 * M.S. in Human Resource Management also currently allows 15 internal credits to Transfer of Credit.