2016-2017 Walden University Catalog (September 2016) 
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2016-2017 Walden University Catalog (September 2016) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

2016-2017 Walden University Catalog (September 2016)

Welcome to the Catalog, Student Handbook,
and University Guidebooks


Walden University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, www.hlcommission.org.

Walden University practices a policy of nondiscrimination in admission to, access to, and employment in its programs and activities. Walden does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion or creed, marital status, disability, national or ethnic origin, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, or other legally protected status.

Walden is committed to providing barrier-free access to its educational services and makes appropriate and reasonable accommodations when necessary. Students requesting accommodations per the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) must contact the Office of Disability Services at disability@waldenu.edu.

Walden University publications, including the catalog and student handbook, represent current curricula, educational plans, offerings, requirements, tuition, and fees. These may be modified or discontinued from time to time in the university’s sole discretion to carry out the university’s purposes and objectives. Neither the provisions of this document, nor the acceptance of students through registration and enrollment in the university, constitutes a contract or an offer of a contract.

© 2016 Walden University

Information in this version of the Walden University Catalog and Student Handbook are effective as of August 29, 2016.


Looking for information on programs and courses? The 2016–2017 Walden University Catalog is the primary resource for academic information, including official curricular requirements, for Walden University graduate and undergraduate students. Students who are admitted for, and  enrolled during, the 2016–2017 academic year are subject to the degree requirements described in this Walden University Catalog.

Catalog: To access the catalog, select from the topics listed on the left navigation pane. For more information, click the “Help” button (upper right) or select the “Catalog Features” link.


The Walden University Student Handbook offers convenient tools to help undergraduate and graduate students quickly locate and search university policies, procedures, and resources.

Student Handbook: To access the student handbook, select “2016–2017 Walden University Handbook (September, 2016),” from the drop-down menu in the upper-right corner of this page and then click “Enter.”

University Guidebooks

Interested in published resources to help you through your program? See the University Guidebooks posted on this site for information about KAM learning and how to prepare a dissertation, a doctoral study, or a thesis.

University Guidebooks: On the drop-down menu in the upper-right corner of this page, select “University Guidebooks” and then click “Enter.”